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  1. "His Ears Are So Soft!" VETPETS: an animal-assisted visitation/activity program for children and families at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House.

    Contributor(s):: Bach, Christina

  2. A Case Study of Veterinary Technology Students' Experience of a Continuing Human-Animal Bond

    Contributor(s):: Robert E. Gierka

    The purpose of this case study was to explore veterinary technology (vet tech) students’ perceptions of their special relationships with pets that died; and to better understand how these perceptions influenced their work in the vet tech program and their beliefs about their...

  3. A cross-sectional study of horse-related injuries in veterinary and animal science students at an Australian university

    Contributor(s):: Riley, C. B., Liddiard, J. R., Thompson, K.

    Specific estimates of the risk of horse-related injury (HRI) to university students enrolled in veterinary and animal sciences have not been reported. This study aimed to determine the risk of student HRI during their university education, the nature and management of such injuries. A...

  4. A multimodal investigation of the use of animal assisted therapy in a clinical interview

    Contributor(s):: Blender, Jennifer Amy

  5. A Pilot Study Assessing the Effectiveness of an Animal-Assisted Outreach Program

    Contributor(s):: Stewart, Leslie A., Dispenza, Franco, Parker, Lindy, Chang, Catherine Y., Cunnien, Taffey

  6. Accept a Helping Hoof? Openness to Equine-Assisted Mental Health as an Emerging Alternative Therapy: A Descriptive Study among College Students

    Contributor(s):: Wyntre Robinson

    Equine-assisted mental health (EAMH) therapies utilize horses in therapy for a variety of emotional and psychological issues. One of the limitations of EAMH is the lack of interest among participants, but no literature is available to explore this. The purpose of this study was to measure...

  7. Affection for people as a function of affection for dogs

    Contributor(s):: Brown, Larry T., Shaw, Terry G., Kirkland, Karen D.

  8. An animal-assisted intervention with college students with Asperger's syndrome

    Contributor(s):: Engel, Suzanne Elizabeth

  9. An ethicist's commentary on the role of universities in the emergence of modern agriculture

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  10. An Exploration of the Benefits of Animal-Assisted Activities in Undergraduate Students in Singapore

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    | Contributor(s):: Jolene Muckle, Nicola Lasikiewicz

    The rise in psychological problems, attrition and suicide rates of university students has been linked to the stressful challenges faced during university life. To buffer this, Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA) may assist in improving psychological and physiological well-being in students,...

  11. An investigation into associations with attachment, companion pet attachment, empathy, and prosocial behaviors in 18-20 year old college students: A mixed methods study

    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, Christian

    This study examines empathy, parental attachment, companion pet attachment and social behaviors in a sample of 120 students between the ages of 18-20 enrolled at Front Range Community College in Westminster CO during the fall semester 2008. The study is based on the research questions posed by...

  12. Analysis of personality-trait structure of dogs with personality-trait descriptors

    | Contributor(s):: Hirayoshi, Sachiko, Nakajima, Sadahiko

  13. Anchor and Allies: Creating Opportunity: John-Tyler Binfet at TEDxUBCOkanagan

    This TEDx talk will tell the story of how he developed a program that brings over 40 therapy dogs to campus.Dr. Binfet is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. His research examines ways to support students’ social and emotional...

  14. Animal assisted therapy: Attitudes of mental health practitioners

    | Contributor(s):: Petrisca, Elizabeth

  15. Animal Collective

    | Contributor(s):: Matt Wettengel, Tam Vo, Kait McKinney, Yue Wu

    Pets are a staple of the American family, but their place in the lives of college students is a little hazy. Whether someone is walking a puppy down the street or someone is flaunting pictures of an adorable new chinchilla, pets are the ultimate source of entertainment. Aside from their...

  16. Animal Health MATTERS [07.01]

    | Contributor(s):: David H. Zeman

    Head/Director's Message, Equipment grant to support bioterrorism preparedness and TSE testing at the ADRDL, Call for Cases for the Summer Meeting Diagnostic News, p 1BVD ear notch test – submission guidelines, Tritrichomonas pouch culture procedures at the...

  17. Animal Health MATTERS [08.01]

    | Contributor(s):: David H. Zeman

    Head/Director's Message Diagnostic News, New reusable mailers for biopsy submission, New mastitis submission form, procedures, p 1Trichomonas testing at SDSU ADRDL adheres to OEI standards, Announcement, Holiday Hours, p 2BVD diagnostics at SDSU ADRDL: Demonstrating...

  18. Animal Health MATTERS [08.02]

    | Contributor(s):: David H. Zeman

    Head/Director's Message, Anthrax, High Risk Pathogen Biocontainment and the ADRDL, Anthrax in South Dakota, Summer 2005, p 1Transmission of Equine Influenza Virus to Dogs, p 3Reminder Avoid Contaminated Milk Samples, p 5Selenium Toxicosis in Horses and Cattle: Sampling, Diagnosis...

  19. Animal Health MATTERS [09.02]

    | Contributor(s):: David H. Zeman

    Head/Director's Message, Associate Director Named and Quality Moves Forward at the ADRDL Diagnostic News, Reminder: Changing Your Report Generator Password, ADRDL Quality System, p 1Holiday Hours Extension News, Survey of Anthrax-affected Producers: Affected and Non-affected...

  20. Animal Health MATTERS [10.01]

    | Contributor(s):: David H. Zeman

    Head/Director's Message, Specimens in| Results out Diagnostic News, BVD Tests Available at SDSU ADRDL, p 1The Scoop on Scoops, Top Ten Tips for Submissions to the Olson Biochemistry Lab, Holiday Hours, p 3New DOT Shipping Regulations in Effect Research News, Research...