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  1. Lack of Effects of the Presence of a Dog on Pain Perception in Healthy Participants-A Randomized Controlled Trial

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    | Contributor(s):: Wagner, C., Gaab, J., Locher, C., Hediger, K.

    Animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) have been shown to be effective in the treatment of pain. Studies suggest that relationships with animals can have comparable qualities to relationships with humans and that this enables animals to provide social support. Further, the presence of an animal...

  2. Effects of training service dogs on service members with ptsd: A pilot-feasibility randomized study with mixed methods

    | Contributor(s):: Abraham, Preetha A., Kazman, Josh B., Bonner, Joshua A., Olmert, Meg D., Yount, Rick A., Deuster, Patricia A.

  3. Best Practices for Non-Profit Organizations Using Human-Aminal Interaction as an Intervention with At-Risk Youth

    | Contributor(s):: Sly, Jai Oni

  4. Pets in the Pandemic: How Pets Can Improve Mental Health During Covid-19

    | Contributor(s):: Lang, Katherine Blair

  5. When Therapy Dogs Visit College Students, Is It Therapy?

    | Contributor(s):: Fleming, Colleen M.

  6. The Impact of Dolphins on Children's Mental Health: Longitudinal Analyses of Three Interaction Programs

    | Contributor(s):: Dominick, Whitney

  7. The Veteran-Canine Bond: Implications and Experiences with Using Animals to Alleviate Psychological Distress

    | Contributor(s):: Chace, Tara

  8. Facilitators and Barriers to Assistance Dog Puppy Raisers' Engagement in Recommended Raising Practices

    | Contributor(s):: Mai, D., Howell, T., Benton, P., Lewis, V., Evans, L., Bennett, P. C.

  9. My Cat and Me-A Study of Cat Owner Perceptions of Their Bond and Relationship

    | Contributor(s):: Ines, M., Ricci-Bonot, C., Mills, D. S.

  10. The Impact of Pets on Everyday Life for Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    | Contributor(s):: Applebaum, J. W., Ellison, C., Struckmeyer, L., Zsembik, B. A., McDonald, S. E.

  11. A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of the Child-Dog Relationship in Healthy Weight and Overweight/Obese Children

    | Contributor(s):: Deborah Linder

  12. Chapter 23 - Following the Loss of a Companion Animal: Aftercare and Pet Loss Support

    | Contributor(s):: Katherine Goldberg, Sandra Brackenridge

  13. Lifesaving in Every Way: The Role of Companion Animals in the Lives of Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Adults Age 50 and Over

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    | Contributor(s):: Anna Muraco, Jennifer Putney, Chengshi Shiu, Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen

    This study uses mixed-methods data and a life-course perspective to explore the role of pets in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) adults age 50 and over and addresses the following research questions: (1) How does having a pet relate to perceived social support and...

  14. A Commentary about Lessons Learned: Transitioning a Therapy Dog Program Online during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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    | Contributor(s):: Dell, C., Williamson, L., McKenzie, H., Carey, B., Cruz, M., Gibson, M., Pavelich, A.

    In 2015, the University of Saskatchewan PAWS Your Stress Therapy Dog program partnered with St. John Ambulance for therapy dog teams to visit our campus and offer attendees love, comfort and support. We recognized at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic that students, staff and faculty may...

  15. Companion Animals in Health-Promoting Work-Life

    | Contributor(s):: Rambaree, Komalsingh, Sjöberg, Stefan

  16. Development and Application of the Owner-Bird Relationship Scale (OBRS) to Assess the Relation of Humans to Their Pet Birds

    | Contributor(s):: Burmeister, A. K., Drasch, K., Rinder, M., Prechsl, S., Peschel, A., Korbel, R., Saam, N. J.

  17. "Thriving Through Relationships" as a useful adjunct to existing theoretical frameworks used in human-companion dog interaction literature

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    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Gravrok, Dan Bendrups, Tiffani Howell, Pauleen C. Bennett

    The relationship formed between a human and a dog can be transformative. Human-Animal Interaction (HAI) research aims to understand why these relationships are so important. Within this field, human-dog relationships have been explained through various theoretical constructs, of which the...

  18. Online support networks: the kindness of pet-loving strangers

  19. Thriving through relationships: assistance dogs' and companion dogs' perceived ability to contribute to thriving in individuals with and without a disability

    | Contributor(s):: Gravrok, J., Howell, T., Bendrups, D., Bennett, P.

  20. The role of pets in managing uncertainty from COVID-19

    | Contributor(s):: Nieforth, Leanne O., O'Haire, Marguerite E.