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  1. Exploring the Handler-Dog Connection within a University-Based Animal-Assisted Activity

    Contributor(s):: Kuzara, S., Pendry, P., Gee, N. R.

  2. "Koira tuo jotenkin niinkun läsnäolollaan rohkeutta siihen puhumiseen ja olemiseen" : Alakouluikäisten kokemuksia koira-avusteisuudesta koulukuraattorin kanssa työskentelyssä

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    | Contributor(s):: Tanja Pitkänen

    Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli tutkia eläinavusteisuutta alakouluikäisten oppilaiden näkökulmasta koulukuraattorin kanssa työskentelyssä. Tutkimus toteutettiin haastattelemalla kuutta alakouluikäistä oppilasta, joiden kanssa...

  3. Okanagan dog visitation's impact on seniors' social support : comparing group and individual conditions

    | Contributor(s):: Lindsay Burton

    Introduction: Social support (SS) is an important determinant of senior health. Dogs are an underutilized modality for seniors’ SS promotion, and dog visitation programs are emerging to address this underutilization. Dogs impact SS in two ways according to the Social Support Theory, as an...

  4. Therapeutic effects of dog visits in nursing homes for the elderly

    | Contributor(s):: Thodberg, Karen, Sørensen, Lisbeth Uhrskov, Christensen, Janne Winther, Poulsen, Pia Haun, Houbak, Birthe, Damgaard, Vibeke, Keseler, Ingrid, Edwards, David, Videbech, Poul B.

  5. The Sam Simon Foundation

    The Sam Simon Foundation, located on the California coast, offers a wide variety of services including assistance dogs, career change dogs, pet visitations, and dog adoptions.  They also have a Mobile Veterinary Clinic that provides services for pets such as spaying, neutering, and...

  6. Providence Animal-Assisted Activities & Therapy (PAAA/T)

    The mission of the Providence Animal-Assisted Activities & Therapy (PAAA/T) program is to share the unique benefits of the human-animal bond with the patients, staff and visitors of Providence Health System (PHS) in Olympia, Washington. We have been serving PHS since 1991.

  7. Therapy Tails Ontario

    Therapy Tails Ontario was founded to improve the lives of physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially disadvantaged individuals through regular visitations and therapeutic relief programs. Working closely with caseworkers, coordinators, teachers, caregivers, and parents our teams integrate...

  8. SuperiorLand Pet Partners

    Formed in 2004, SuperiorLand Pet Partners (SLPP) is a group of experienced dog handlers who provide animal assisted therapy (AAT) and animal assisted activities (AAA). The handlers and dogs are registered as pet partner teams with Delta Society, an international organization headquartered in...

  9. Paws Patrol

    Paws Patrol Pet Partners ® group has been promoting the healing human-animal bond since 1997. We accompany our animal teammates to visit those who are lonely, ill or disabled. Through their unconditional love and acceptance, the animals have brought smiles to autistic children's faces, affection...

  10. IorekSkAAT

    IntroductionIorekSkAAT is a small non profit organization. We are in the process of filing for 501 (3) c and it is not tax exempted yet. We are allowed to receive small donations from private donors or individuals. It mainly focuses on rabbits who perform animal-assisted therapy and animal...

  11. Understanding the Role of Therapy Dogs in Pediatric Oncology Settings

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    | Contributor(s):: Molly Jenkins, Amy McCullough, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Kevin Morris

    Focus groups and interviews were conducted at three U.S. children’s hospitals to gain the perspectives of staff, parents of pediatric oncology patients, adolescent cancer survivors, and therapy dog handlers regarding the role of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) as an adjunctive intervention for...

  12. Alliance of Therapy Dogs

    Alliance of Therapy Dogs is a national therapy dog registry with 14,000+ members in the US, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Territories and Canada. It is a goal of ATD to provide registration, support, and insurance for members who are involved in volunteer animal assisted activities. These activities...

  13. WAGS Pet Therapy of Kentucky, Inc.

    WAGS (Wonderful Animals Giving Support) Pet Therapy of Kentucky, Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer organization based in Louisville since 1999. WAGS members believe in the special – often healing – bond between people and animals. The mission of WAGS is to bring people and pets together for...

  14. MO-KAN Pet Partners

    Mo-Kan Pet Partners is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of Pet Partners (formerly Delta Society), an international organization designed to provide resources for teams working in animal–assisted activities and animal assisted therapy as well as service dog trainers. We are made up...

  15. Therapet Animal Assisted Therapy

    Therapet currently has 80+ dogs, casts and a cockatoo working in the East Texas program and has helped establish programs in many states including Montana, Hawaii, New York, Florida, New Mexico, Arizona, Virginia and Louisiana.Therapet Foundation establishes goal oriented therapy programs with...

  16. Comfort Creatures

    Comfort Creatures of North Mississippi is a non-profit, non-denominational, Christian volunteer group dedicated to serving people in our area by providing Animal Assisted Activities & Therapies (AAA/T) to those in need at local nursing homes, hospitals, schools, mental health centers, and other...

  17. Visiting Pet Program

    Originally created in 1987, the Visiting Pet Program became an independent 501 C(3) non-profit organization in May 2000. They are the only animal assisted activity/therapy program in the Greater New Orleans Area.

  18. PAWS of CNY

    PAWS of CNY, Inc. (formerly Sunshine Friends, Inc.) is a non-profit organization located in Central New York that is dedicated to enriching the lives of people and animals through mutually beneficial interaction. Over 200 volunteers across Onondaga, Oswego, Cortland, Madison and Cayuga Counties...

  19. Faithful Paws

    FAITHFUL PAWS PET THERAPY PROGRAM makes scheduled monthly visits to many facilities in and around Houston, Texas. We were founded in June of 1997 and are sponsored by Bellaire United Methodist Church. We currently have about 300 certified human-pet teams and visit about 85 facilities. PURPOSE: A...

  20. Welcome Waggers

    Welcome! Thank you for your interest in therapy dogs. Is your dog social? At least a year old? A people lover? Well-mannered? Comfortable around other dogs? Then becoming a Therapy Dog team with Welcome Waggers may be just right for you!Welcome Waggers is a local volunteer therapy dog group...