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A Qualitative Assessment of Virginia Beach Dog Park Users
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| Contributor(s):: Edwin Gomez, John Hunting
The purpose of this paper is to look at a Virginia Beach, Virginia (VA) dog park as a case study exploring the benefits and perceptions of dog parks by its users. The qualitative methodology follows an earlier dog park study by Gómez (2013) in Norfolk, VA. Our findings indicated three...
A Qualitative Investigation of the Urban African-American and Latino Adolescent Experience with Wildlife
| Contributor(s):: van Velsor, Stanley W., Nilon, Charles H.
Few studies have investigated the wildlife-related experience of urban African-American and Latino adolescents. Using a grounded theory research approach, we identified four general conditions (i.e., demographic characteristics, socialization, place of residence, wildlife encounters) that were...
Activity preferences and satisfaction among older adults in a Veterans Administration long-term care facility
| Contributor(s):: Kracker, Jacqueline, Kearns, Kelly, Kier, Frederick J., Christensen, Kimberly A.
Animais solidários: a zooterapia como extensão universitária para idosos institucionalizados
| Contributor(s):: Gisele Dela Ricci, Carina Torelli, Maria de Fatima Martins, Thiago William de Almeida
This study aimed to introduce different animals into Vicente de Paulo Asylum quotidian, in Pirassununga city, State of São Paulo, through the lonely animals’ project of veterinary medicine and husbandry faculty of São Paulo State University, researching identify the best way...
Animal assisted interventions for people who stutter : a clinical guide
| Contributor(s):: Kelsey Marie Robin
The emerging field of animal assisted therapy has many potentially beneficial applications. The use of animal assisted therapy with persons who stutter has been discussed in several public forums but has not currently been investigated through empirical research. The following report will explore...
Animal-assisted therapies and activities as innovative approaches to mental health interventions
| Contributor(s):: Cirulli, F.
Animal-assisted therapy with adolescents in a psychiatric facility
| Contributor(s):: Banman, J. K.
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Benefits and Implications for Professionals in the Field of Rehabilitation
| Contributor(s):: Amanda M. Mangalavite, Thomas D. Upton (adviser)
The use of animals for therapeutic purposes has been done for centuries. It wasn’t until the 20th century when people began to realize the potential the human-animal interaction had on our overall health. Professionals and organizations began to implement animal-assisted therapy (AAT)...
Anticipation and memory as criteria for special welfare consideration
| Contributor(s):: Lea, S. E. G.
Behavioral reactivity of Jindo dogs socialized at an early age compared with non-socialized dogs
| Contributor(s):: Kim, Y. K., Lee, S. S., Oh, S. I., Kim, J. S., Suh, E. H., Oupt, K. A., Lee, H. C., Lee, H. J., Yeon, S. C.
Behaviour problems in pets
| Contributor(s):: Richmond, R.
Behavioural outcomes of housing for domestic dog puppies (Canis lupus familiaris)
| Contributor(s):: Majecka, Katarzyna, Pąsiek, Magdalena, Pietraszewski, Dariusz, Smith, Carl
Domestic dogs experience a sensitive period for learning during early life and conditions during this time can have important consequences in the adult. We investigated the effects of kennel environment during early life, comparing the temperaments of puppies reared in indoor kennels, located in...
Benefits of intraspecific social exposure in adult Swiss military dogs
| Contributor(s):: Gfrerer, Nastassja, Taborsky, Michael, Würbel, Hanno
Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) are social animals and, therefore, social interactions with conspecifics are crucial for their welfare. However, in kennelled dogs, the ability to interact with conspecifics may be limited. Swiss military dogs, for instance, are kept individually without direct...
Canine development and socialization
Companion Animals and Persons With Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type: Therapeutic Possibilities
| Contributor(s):: Baun, Mara M., McCabe, Barbara W.
Comparative social cognition
| Contributor(s):: Emery, N. J., Clayton, N. S.
Comparative social cognition: From wolf and dog to humans
| Contributor(s):: Kubinyi, Enik?, Virányi, Zsófia, Miklósi, Ádám
Complementary psychosocial interventions in child and adolescent psychiatry: Pet assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Chandramouleeswaran, Susmita, Russell, Paul Swamidhas
Control, choice, and assessments of the value of behavioral management to nonhuman primates in captivity
| Contributor(s):: Schapiro, S. J., Lambeth, S. P.
Many people have devoted considerable effort to enhancing the environments of nonhuman primates in captivity. There is substantial motivation to develop experimental, analytical, and interpretational frameworks to enable objective measurements of the value of environmental enrichment/behavioral...
Counseling pet owners on puppy socialization and establishing leadership
| Contributor(s):: Horwitz, D. F.