Pain, fatigue, function and participation among long-term manual wheelchair users partnered with a mobility service dog
Contributor(s):: Vincent, C., Gagnon, D. H., Dumont, F.
Quality of Life of Service Dog Partners
Contributor(s):: Robert Wesley Milan
Medical advances are constantly increasing survival rates of individuals experiencing traumatic accidents and infants born with disabilities. Medical advances have also significantly increased the life expectancy of individuals living with disabilities as well as the general population. Along...
Public Perceptions of Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, and Therapy Dogs
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| Contributor(s):: Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher, Peter Hellyer, Louana Cheung, Lori Kogan
As service dogs, emotional support dogs, and therapy dogs have become more prevalent in the USA, so too has the controversy surrounding their legitimacy. Yet, there is a lack of objective data regarding the public’s understanding of the role played by each of these types of animals, as...
The role of assistance dogs in society
| Contributor(s):: Hilary M. Audrestch, Chantelle T. Whelan, David Grice, Lucy Asher, Gary C.W. England, Sarah L. Freeman
Assistance dogs are specially trained to undertake a variety of tasks to help individuals with disabilities. This review gives an overview of the different types of assistance dogs in the UK, including guide dogs, hearing dogs, mobility assistance dogs, service dogs and dual purpose dogs. The...
Here at the PawZone we are actively involved in all forms of dog activities including therapy work, search and rescue, obedience training, carting and just plain enjoying our dogs.We hold private and group classes for pet owners, but are most passionate about training dogs through the Missouri...
We are a team of enthusiasts who want to change concepts and ideas to fulfill . We did not invent animal assisted therapy and are not even the first to use it in Romania ( and certainly not the only ) . We just want to make as popular so that more people come to enjoy its benefits . DOG...
Assisted Interventions with Animals (IWA)
IWA, Assisted Interventions with AnimalsIWA , Assisted Interventions with Animals, presents itself in the field of Assisted Interventions for Animals and arises from the need to respond to all parents, families and friends of children, young people or adults who require special care in their...
Recruiting psychosocial health effects of animals for families and communities: Transition to practice
| Contributor(s):: Hart, Lynette A., Yamamoto, Mariko, Fine, Aubrey H.
Is that your guide dog or your guard dog? Assistance dogs, personal safety and crime prevention revisited
| Contributor(s):: Wohlfort, Alexa K.
Regulation physiologique et perception de stress chez des parents d'enfants diagnostiques d'un trouble du spectre de l'autisme: La contribution de la presence d'un chien d'assistance et des representations associees a l'attachement
| Contributor(s):: Fecteau, Stephanie
Paws with a cause story: Joe Dulin at TEDxGrandRapidsLibrary
| Contributor(s):: Joe Dulin
Director of Advancement for Paws With A Cause demonstrates with the aid of a client and his dog how Assistance Dogs help people with disabilities to become self-sufficient.
The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients
There are approximately 5.3 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more with some other form of dementia. New advancements are being made every year in the medical field to treat these conditions medically, but there are also studies behind a new form of...
The integration of animal companions in a narrative therapy approach
| Contributor(s):: Keshishian, Sareen L.
The healing role of assistance dogs: What these partnerships tell us about the human–animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Sally Irvin
There are more than 22,000 individuals in the United States who are partnered with an assistance dog. Partnership with an assistance dog has been shown to have significant benefits for the human partner. These benefits include increased ability of people to perform activities of daily living;...
Parents' perspective on the value of assistance dogs for children with autism spectrum disorder: a cross-sectional study
| Contributor(s):: Louise Burgoyne, Lisa Dowling, Anthony Fitzgerald, Micaela Connolly, John P Browne, Ivan J Perry
While there is an emerging literature on the usefulness of assistance dogs for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there is a dearth of quantitative data on the value of assistance dog interventions for the family unit and family functioning. Using previously validated scales and scales...
Animal Assisted Intervention International
Creature comfort? Animal assistance in therapeutic work with children and young people
| Contributor(s):: Brazier, Anna
Writing letters to help patients with service and support animals
| Contributor(s):: Ensminger, John J., Thomas, J. Lawrence
Service Canines is dedicated to providing all the information about service/therapy/emotional support dogs in one place. Whether you are looking for a dog for yourself or trying to determine if your dog is therapy dog material, we are your source for service dog info.