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  1. Pet Village Cooperativa Sociale

    Pet Village is a social cooperative that strives for the design and implementation of Assisted Programs with the Animals - PET THERAPY - in the field of education , therapy and rehabilitation . The Pet Therapy is the set of educational and rehabilitative interventions carried out with the aid of...

  2. Olfactory discrimination and generalization of ammonium nitrate and structurally related odorants in Labrador retrievers

    Contributor(s):: Lazarowski, L., Foster, M. L., Gruen, M. E., Sherman, B. L., Fish, R. E., Milgram, N. W., Dorman, D. C.

    A critical aspect of canine explosive detection involves the animal's ability respond to novel, untrained odors based on prior experience with training odors. In the current study, adult Labrador retrievers ( N=15) were initially trained to discriminate between a rewarded odor (vanillin) and an...

  3. Helping assistance dog owners

    Contributor(s):: Fraser, M.

  4. Characterization of assistance dogs (guide dogs, hearing dogs and service dogs) in PortugalCaraterizacao dos caes de assistencia (caes-guia, caes para surdos e caes de servico) em Portugal

    Contributor(s):: Carmo, S. A. P. do, Fonseca, I. M. S. P. da, Rosa, I. M. N. G.

    Today's society increasingly tries to provide a way to ease and improve the quality of the human being life with disabilities, like the use of assistance dogs. Guide dogs help blind people, hearing dogs assist people with severe hearing difficulties and service dogs help people with mobility,...

  5. Traits of drug and explosives detection in dogs of two breeds as evaluated by their handlers and trainers

    Contributor(s):: Adamkiewicz, E., Jezierski, T., Walczak, M., Gorecka-Bruzda, A., Sobczynska, M., Prokopczyk, M., Ensminger, J.

    Police dogs handlers' and trainers' opinions on Labrador retrievers (n=87) and German shepherds (n=96) trained for drugs vs. explosives detection have been compared. As most important traits in both specialties the responders indicated: (1) willingness to sniff objects, (2) concentration...

  6. Dogs' body language relevant to learning achievement

    Contributor(s):: Hasegawa, M., Ohtani, N., Ohta, M.

    The facial expressions and body postures of dogs can give helpful information about their moods and emotional states. People can more effectively obedience train their dogs if we can identify the mannerisms associated with learning in dogs. The aim of this study was to clarify the dog's body...

  7. Project POOCH

    Project POOCH, Inc,® has successfully paired youths incarcerated at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, Oregon, with homeless shelter dogs since 1993.Youths (guided by professionals) learn to train the dogs, groom them, and find them new adoptive "forever homes."...

  8. Stiftung Schweizerische Schule f├╝r Blindenf├╝hrhunde

    The Foundation Swiss School for guide dogs in Allschwil was formed in 1972 for guide dogs and to care for the blind or partially sighted guide dogs holder with his dog for life. Since 2012, we also train service dogs and autism service dogs. In addition, we have many years of training social dog...

  9. Vardhund Skolan

    The idea is simple: People feel noticeably better in the company of a dog care. Those who feel better generally need less drugs. Dog Care improves well-being and justifies the social community, physical and cognitive training. The dog becomes a bridge between patients, relatives and staff.Both...

  10. Dog Assist

    We are a team of enthusiasts who want to change concepts and ideas to fulfill . We did not invent animal assisted therapy and are not even the first to use it in Romania ( and certainly not the only ) . We just want to make as popular so that more people come to enjoy its benefits . DOG...

  11. An Investigation Into Human to Dog Attachment Systems and Their Influence on the Degree of Aversion Used in Training

    Contributor(s):: Shelly Volsche

    The purpose of my Master’s Thesis research is to determine if and what type of relationship exists between owner-to-dog attachment levels and the degree of aversion used in dog training. I also sought to determine if owner characteristics such as parental status, income, gender, and the...

  12. Your dog is your teacher: contemporary dog training beyond radical behaviorism

    Contributor(s):: Pregowski, M. P.

    Contemporary dog training and the ongoing changes within this field, particularly ones related to perceptions of dogs and their roles, are interesting topics for academic inquiry. Present practices generally rely upon either the pack-and-dominance concept-leading to top-down, discipline-heavy...

  13. Voices from behind prison walls: the impact of training service dogs on women in prison

    Contributor(s):: Minton, C. A., Perez, P. R., Miller, K.

    This study investigated the effects that training service dogs had on women in a multi-level security prison in California. Through semi-structured interviews, the inmates discussed the challenges and benefits of involvement in this program. The findings suggested that participation in training...

  14. Regulating consumption with bite: Building a contemporary framework for urban dog management

    Contributor(s):: Miller, Rohan, Howell, Gwyneth V. J.

  15. The Healing Power of Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Collins, Elizabeth M.

  16. Brig inmates train dogs

  17. Dogs for Conservation: Megan Parker at TEDxJacksonHole

    Contributor(s):: Megan Parker

    Megan Parker talks about training dogs to work for conservation and preserve endangered species at a 2015 TEDx event in Jackson Hole.Megan is a pioneer in training dogs to work for conservation and preserve endangered species. She has been involved in dog training, obedience, and...

  18. When love bites: understanding complex human-animal bonds

    Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. K.

  19. Interspecific communication from people to horses (Equus ferus caballus) is influenced by different horsemanship training styles

    Contributor(s):: Dorey, Nicole R., Conover, Alicia M., Udell, Monique A. R.

    The ability of many domesticated animals to follow human pointing gestures to locate hidden food has led to scientific debate on the relative importance of domestication and individual experience on the origins and development of this capacity. To further explorethis question we...

  20. Human-Canine Healing: Anthony Barnett at TEDxLawrence

    Exploring the belief that by embracing the true symbiotic nature of the relationship between canines and humans, can we reach our full healing potential.Anthony graduated from Baker University in 2000 and has completed the Triple Crown Academy for Professional Dog Trainers distance education...