Mutual rehabilitation: inmates and shelter dogs socializing each other: Jen Deane at TEDxFSCJ
Contributor(s):: Jen Deane
Jen Deane took a leap of faith in leaving the financial world to run a dog rescue. But she didn’t stop there. Recognizing that pit bulls and prisoners are often the first to be written off, Deane created a program enabling local inmates to train dogs and prepare them for adoption. In her...
Feb 20 2016
Southern California Pet Expo
The Annual SoCal Pet Expo is expected to be bigger and better than ever! This year's event will include tons of exhibitors, giveaways, adoption events, vaccinations, free nail trims, agility...
A Real Win-Win: Saving Dogs and Saving Veterans: An Interview with Susan Hinkle
12 Nov 2015 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
“I find it fascinating how a dog can change a person’s life,” said Susan Hinkle, Founder and Program Director of Missouri Patriot Paws.
Missouri Patriot Paws Founder and Program...
Jun 20 2015
COAPE Association of Pet Behaviourists and Trainers Conference 2015
The CAPBT Annual Conference will be June 20, 2015 and is open to all. The day will include presentations by Professor Ray Coppinger on the topics of "What if Anything is a Dog?" and "What Makes a...
Semper K9, a 501(c)3 public charity, was founded by OEF/OIF combat veteran Marine Corps Dog Trainer & Kennel Master Christopher Baity and his wife Amanda Causey Baity. Christopher has a passion to help his fellow service members and to provide Assistance Dogs to wounded, critically-ill and...
Safe Humane Chicago
Partnering veterans with shelter dogs in Safe Humane’s Court Case Dog™ Program, VALOR uses the human-animal bond to help veterans achieve emotional healing. Veterans gain a sense of efficacy as they socialize and train these animals who have survived abuse and neglect. Current...
Institute for Canine Therapeutic Programs
The Institute for Canine Therapeutic Programs is an organization providing a wide variety of canine assisted therapy programs to the community. The beginning of The Institute for Canine Therapeutic Programs was the result of its founder having personally benefited from a strong personal and...
European Society for Animal Assisted Therapy
In October 2004, was ESAAT Association for Research and Promotion of therapeutic, educational and salutogenic effect of the human / animal relationship, based in Vienna at the Veterinary University of Vienna founded.The main tasks of ESAAT are the research and promotion of animal assisted...
Sirius K9 Service Dogs & Training Center
Along with a variety of private training options for personal pets, we also provide service and support to our community through the training of service dogs. Our service dogs go to men and women, (military or civilian), who experience MST/PTSD, need balance and mobility mitigation, or need an...
Prison program involving animals
Contributor(s):: Bustad, Leo K.
The Philosophy of Pets in Prisons: An Interview with Emily Humbert
15 Oct 2014 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
When thinking of the settings where the human-animal bond is present, people usually think of schools, long-term care facilities, hospitals, libraries, and even the typical American family’s...
Review of 'Pets and the Elderly: The Therapeutic Bond'
Contributor(s):: Morycz, Richard
A case study of incarcerated males participating in a canine training program
Contributor(s):: Nikki S. Currie, Fred O. Bradley (adviser)
The number of animal training programs in correctional facilities has increased in the past 25 years. Anecdotal accounts have informally assessed the efficacy of prison training programs; however, only limited systemic studies have been conducted (Britton & Button, 2005; Furst, 2006). Preliminary...