Does positive reinforcement training affect the behaviour and welfare of zoo animals? The case of the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)
Contributor(s):: Spiezio, Caterina, Vaglio, Stefano, Scala, Consuelo, Regaiolli, Barbara
Positive reinforcement training (PRT) is an established tool to facilitate animal husbandry, care and research in modern zoos, with potential positive implications for captive animal welfare. The study explored the role of an isolation PRT training programme on the well-being of ring-tailed...
Heroes on Horseback
Heroes on Horseback is a Premier Accredited Center of PATH International focused on providing safe, professional and ethical equine assisted therapeutic activities for individuals in the Lowcountry with physical, mental or emotional disabilities. Our program helps children and adults overcome...
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Canine CellMates began on June 3, 2013 in Fulton County Jail, in Atlanta, Georgia. Canine CellMates works with the Fulton County Sheriff's Department and the Fulton County Jail to provide a program that is as much about rehabilitation and the reduction of recidivism as it is about saving...
Preparedness and disaster response training for veterinary students
| Contributor(s):: Dianne Dunning
Background: The nation's veterinary colleges lack curricula necessary to meet veterinary demands for animal public health and emergency preparedness. A One Health (OH) perspective, which is a collaborative effort of multiple disciplines to promote the optimal health of people, animals, and...
The effectiveness of dog-training programs in prison: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature
| Contributor(s):: Cooke, Barbara J., Farrington, David P.
Gesellschaft für tiergestützte Therapie und Aktivitäten (GTTA)
Our association GTTA was founded in April of 2002. Our members are active in various disciplines in psychosocial, educational, therapeutic, pastoral and nursing areas or as animal-assisted activity Specialist / inside. We distinguish ourselves by a comprehensive theoretical and practical...
Inmates gain pride from helping others
| Contributor(s):: Tsimekles, Diane
Cell dogs: No effect of dog training programs on prisoners' self-efficacy
| Contributor(s):: Gilger, Cynthia G.
Comparative applied perception research: The case of working dogs
| Contributor(s):: Helton, William S., Helton, Nicole D., Hoffman, Robert R., Hancock, Peter A., Scerbo, Mark W., Parasuraman, Raja, Szalma, James L.
Support Dogs, Inc.
We area national nor-for-profit organization that offers dignity, hope, and independence by providing highly skilled assistance dogs to individuals with disabilities, and uniquely trained therapy dogs to serve the community.
Canines 4 Hope
Canines 4 Hope, located in Palm City, Palm Beach County, South Florida is a certified Service Dog and Dog Obedience Training Academy specializing in personalized dog training for Service Dogs, Assistance Dogs, Therapy Dogs and Alert Dogs nationwide for over 20 years!
Compassionate Paws Inc.
Compassionate Paws, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to placing specially trained service dogs to provide safety and comfort for individuals living with the effects of Autism and the families that love them so dearly.
Paws 4 Independence
Welcome to Paws 4 Independence. We are a 501 (c)(3) non-profit specialized organization providing a service dog and training to assist children, individuals and veterans with diabetes, mental illness, PTSD, seizures, and other disabilities challenging individuals on a daily basis.. We also work...
Pathways to Hope
Pathways to Hope has several different prison dog programs that strive toward inmate rehabilitation and provide training for potential service dogs.
Chimo Animal-Assisted Therapy
Chimo Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) is an innovative not-for-profit initiative that assists in the development, planning, and implementation of AAT at a wide variety of facilities.At Chimo AAT, we strive to bring those same benefits to all clients. We train all interested therapists and employ...
Therapy Horses of Gentle Carousel
Our teams of tiny therapy horses visit over 25,000 adults and children each year inside hospitals, hospice programs, assisted living programs and with families who have experienced traumatic events. From the children and first responders of Sandy Hook Elementary School / Newtown, CT to the...
Loving Animals Providing Smiles (LAPS)
Loving Animals Providing Smiles (LAPS) is an all-volunteer organization of well-trained, registered animal-assisted therapy teams. Each team is made up of one handler with one animal. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our clients and improve their overall well being. What makes LAPS different...
Pawsitive Partners is a positive training company that focuses on strengthening the relationship between you and your dog, no matter what the problem, through communication and an individualized training program. Specializing in fearful and reactive dogs, Pawsitive Partners stays on top of the...
Leashes for Living Assistance Dog School, Inc.
A program that teaches you, to teach your dog and become a magnificent Service Dog or Therapy Dog Team.
The Playful Pooch Program offers professional training in the exciting field of Animal Assisted Play Therapy (AAPT), an integration of animal-assited therapy and play therapy. In addition to AAPT services for children and families, our training seminars for clinicians and animal professionals...