Making the Case: Adding a Social Work Perspective to a Case Study in a Veterinary Practice
| Contributor(s):: Paula Gerstenblatt, Diane Rhodes, Dorothea Ivey
This article describes a case study exploration of a veterinary practice from the perspective of social work. Recognizing the stressful work of veterinary providers, including compassion fatigue and high suicide rates, the current study identified both a need for and the potential role of...
Assessing the Impact of a Virtual Shelter Medicine Rotation on Veterinary Students' Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes Regarding Access to Veterinary Care
| Contributor(s):: Hoffman, C. L., Spencer, T. G., Makolinski, K. V.
Strong bonds commonly form between companion animals and people of all socio-demographic backgrounds, yet many pet owners face numerous barriers to accessing veterinary care for their companion animals. For example, they may have difficulties paying for care; they may lack veterinary practices...
Empathy Levels Among Veterinary Medicine Students in Colombia (South America)
| Contributor(s):: Romero, M. H., Escobar, L., Sánchez, J. A.
Human Animal Bond Association: The Bond Bulletin (Volume 43, Summer 2018)
HAB Certification, p3 Learning Center, p4 In the Trenches, p5 Anthrozoology and Veterinary Medicine, p6 Community Spotlight, p7
Therapy Dogs as a Preventive Measure for Rabies Exposure and Mental Health Issues in Deployed Troops
| Contributor(s):: Jacob Monroe Davenport
I have been fortunate to gain an invaluable experience while completing my Masters of Public Health at the Fort Riley Military base. Under the direction of Dr. Paul Benne and many of his support staff I have learned many aspects and functionality of the day-to-day operations of a public health...
Therapeutic activities associating the animal, for a better quality of life in the hospital
| Contributor(s):: Didier Vernay
It is common to say or publish that the Animal-AAA Therapeutic Activities in the hospital are pioneers. This statement becomes false. In France, we now have a history, theoretical foundations, concepts, programs and current experiments that deny this position (ref. "The dog: a partner of...
Veterinary social work: Practice within veterinary settings
| Contributor(s):: Holcombe, T. Melissa, Strand, Elizabeth B., Nugent, William R., Ng, Zenithson Y.
When euthanasia is an option : the experience of making end-of-life decisions for companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Laurel Horn
It's only a dog! You should just get another cat. You waited too long to take him to the vet as it is. These are some of the common attitudes and reactions that pet owners must often contend with when their companion animals die. Though they may be trying to be understanding and supportive,...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, Volume 39 (Summer 2016)
Contents:Presidents Message, p 1AAH-ABV at the AVMA Conference, p 2Student Corner, p 4-5Companion Animals and the Health of Older Persons, p 6-7
The Power of a Pet: Rustin Moore at TEDxOhioStateUniversity
| Contributor(s):: Rustin Moore
Dr. Rustin Moore tells us about zooeyia which includes the the power of the human-animal bond and the benefits of having a pet.Dr. Rustin Moore is the dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine in the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Dean Moore is a board-certified equine...
Veterinarians' Perceptions of and Experiences with Dog Walking
| Contributor(s):: Kathleen Burns
This study used interviews guided by a behaviour change theory, Integrated Model of Behavioral Prediction, to understand veterinarians’ perceptions of and experiences with dog-walking counselling. Seventeen practicing veterinarians providing care to dogs in Ontario were...
HABIT Winter 2014
Japanese Animal Hospital Association (JAHA)
The Japanese Animal Hospital Association (JAHA) is a public interest incorporated association authorized by the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan.To achieve the goal of creating a society, where human animal interactions enhance the health and welfare of humans, JAHA promotes various public...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, Volume 37 (Winter 2015-16)
Contents:President's Message, p 1North American Veterinary Conference, p 2Student Corner, p 4The Human-Animal Bond and Fear Free, p 5HAB in the News, p 6Book Review, p 7
Social Work Services in Small Animal Private Practice Settings: A Veterinarian's Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Natalie K. Leiferman
Humans share a strong bond with animals, when a pet becomes sick or dies an owner can feel extreme grief and bereavement. Research studies have shown that some veterinarians feel they are inadequately trained to handle the pet owner’s feelings of grief and loss. Social workers could have a...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, Volume 36 (Summer 2015)
Contents:President's Message, p 1Join Us, p 2Unconditional Love, p 3Dog Calms Meltdown, p 3
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...
Interpersonal relationships between pet and human being
| Contributor(s):: Levinson, Boris M., Fox, Michael W.
Title Caring for All Creatures Great and Small: A Qualitative Analysis of Senior Veterinary Students' Career Choices
| Contributor(s):: L. Clare V. Allen
Professional veterinary medical education in the United States is facing several major challenges at the beginning of the 21st Century. The role of the modern veterinarian has shifted significantly, since the origin of the profession, from supporting the use of horses and agricultural livestock,...