Therapy Dogs in Academic Libraries: A Way to Foster Student Engagement and Mitigate Self-Reported Stress during Finals
Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, McDevitt, Theresa
Jul 10 2016
A preliminary internet survey of pet rabbit owners' characteristics
Contributor(s):: Oxley, J. A., Previti, A., Alibrandi, A., Briefer, E. F., Passantino, A.
This study aimed to conduct a preliminary survey to investigate basic ownership factors, frequency of microchipping and insurance and views of pet rabbit owners on these areas and general rabbit management. More specifically, we aimed to investigate whether owners possess insurance, whether their...
Public perceptions of the ethics of in-vitro meat: determining an appropriate course of action
Contributor(s):: Laestadius, L. I.
While in vitro animal meat (IVM) is not yet commercially available, the public has already begun to form opinions of IVM as a result of news stories and events drawing attention to its development. As such, we can discern public perceptions of the ethics of IVM before its commercial release. This...
Empathy and the power of virtual communities: Hannah Stonehouse Hudson at TEDxGullLake
Contributor(s):: Hannah Stonehouse Hudson
Hannah, a photographer and writer based on the south shore of Lake Superior, knows what it means to go viral. She experienced how a single photo placed on Facebook could change her world overnight, waking up the next morning with media calls and inquiries from around the world. Hannah's...
Integrative Treatment of Pediatric Obesity: Psychological and Spiritual Considerations
Contributor(s):: Boisvert, Jennifer A., Harrell, W. Andrew
Pets of Instagram
An online social network to increase walking in dog owners: a randomized trial
Contributor(s):: Schneider, K. L., Murphy, D., Ferrara, C., Oleski, J., Panza, E., Savage, C., Gada, K., Bozzella, B., Olendzki, E., Kern, D., Lemon, S. C.
Purpose: Encouraging dog walking may increase physical activity in dog owners. This cluster-randomized controlled trial investigated whether a social networking Web site (Meetup TM) could be used to deliver a multicomponent dog walking intervention to increase physical activity. Methods:...