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  1. Comparison of novel mechanical cervical dislocation and a modified captive bolt for on-farm killing of poultry on behavioural reflex responses and anatomical pathology

    Contributor(s):: Martin, J. E., McKeegan, D. E. F., Sparrey, J., Sandilands, V.

  2. Electroencephalographic responses of anaesthetised pigs to intraperitoneal injection of sodium pentobarbital

    Contributor(s):: Kells, N. J., Beausoleil, N. J., Sutherland, M. A., Johnson, C. B.

  3. Dogs as an Adjunct to Therapy: Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Injury

    Contributor(s):: Thompkins, Andie M., Adkins, Sarah J., Leopard, Maggie, Spencer, Cameron, Bentley, David, Bolden, Lauren, Jagielski, Christina H., Richardson, Elizabeth, Goodman, Adam M., Schwebel, David C.

    Approximately 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injury (SCI) are reported annually in the United States. Rehabilitation from SCI involves substantial mental, emotional, and physical challenges. Using a randomized controlled trial design, we assessed the efficacy of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) as...

  4. Housing for People with an Acquired Brain or Spinal Injury: Mapping the Australian Funding Landscape

    Contributor(s):: Wright, C. J., Colley, J., Knudsen, K., Kendall, E.

  5. A veterinary and behavioral analysis of dolphin killing methods currently used in the "drive hunt" in Taiji, Japan

    Contributor(s):: Butterworth, A., Brakes, P., Vail, C. S., Reiss, D.

    Annually in Japanese waters, small cetaceans are killed in "drive hunts" with quotas set by the government of Japan. The Taiji Fishing Cooperative in Japan has published the details of a new killing method that involves cutting (transecting) the spinal cord and purports to reduce time to death....

  6. Canines for Service

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    Canines for Service is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to achieve greater independence and enhanced quality of life and to improving people's lives through the services of specially trained dogs.

  7. Neuromechanical control of locomotion in intact and incomplete spinal cord injured rats

    | Contributor(s):: Anil Kumar Thota

    Rodent models are being extensively used to investigate the effects of traumatic injury and to develop and assess the mechanisms of repair and regeneration. We present quantitative assessment of 2D kinematics of overground walking and for the first time 3D joint angle kinematics of all four limbs...

  8. Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled

    Established in 1979, Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled is the only non-profit organization in the world that raises and trains capuchin monkeys to provide daily, in-home assistance to people living with spinal cord injury or other mobility impairments.Helping Hands builds lasting...

  9. A review of the humaneness of puntilla as a slaughter method

    | Contributor(s):: Limon, G., Guitian, J., Gregory, N. G.

  10. Non conventional psychiatric rehabilitation in schizophrenia using therapeutic riding: the FISE multicentre Pindar project

    | Contributor(s):: Stefania Cerino, Francesca Cirulli, Flavia Chiarotti, Stefano Seripa

    The FISE (Federazione Italiana Sport Equestri) Pindar is a multicentre research project aimed at testing the potential effects of therapeutic riding on schizophrenic patients. Twenty-four subjects with a diagnosis of schizophrenia were enrolled for a 1 year-treatment involving therapeutic riding...

  11. Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries in Horseback Riding: A 35-Year Review

    | Contributor(s):: Lin, Cindy Y., Wright, Jerry, Bushnik, Tamara, Shem, Kazuko

  12. Assessment of occupational therapists' attitudes and knowledge of animal-assisted therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Robin M. Hightower

    The purpose of this study was to assess the attitudes and knowledge of occupational therapists of animal-assisted therapy.

  13. Laid-back recreation

    | Contributor(s):: Holicky, R.

  14. Moe's Apps

    | Contributor(s):: Peeler, J.

  15. Continuing education units (CEU) correspondence program

  16. Trained dogs aid disabled patients' confidence, ADLs... activities of daily living (ADLs)