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  1. Effective Multidisciplinary Search Strategies for Assistance Animals: A Librarian's Perspective

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    | Contributor(s):: Erik Davis Fausak

    Successful search strategies are based on good background knowledge and a focused clinical research question. Due to the multidisciplinary nature of research involving assistance animals means there is no one universal database to answer all research questions. The topic of assistance animals...

  2. Enhancing Success of Veterinary Visits for Clients With Disabilities and an Assistance Dog or Companion Animal: A Review

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    | Contributor(s):: Grigg, E. K., Hart, L. A.

  3. Effective Multidisciplinary Search Strategies for Assistance Animals: A Librarian's Perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Fausak, E. D.

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. The PawZone

    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...

  7. Dog Assist

    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...

  8. Associazione Italiana Utilizzo Cani d'Assistenza

    AIUCA is a non-profit association, founded in Milan in 1990 by the will of M.me Hélène Reynier and Marcello Galimberti who is the current President.Currently the headquarters of Aiuca is in Sasso Marconi (BO) Emilia Romagna. Aiuca is also represented in other regions where he worked...

  9. Service Canines

    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.

  10. Support Dogs, Inc.

    We area national nor-for-profit organization that offers dignity, hope, and independence by providing highly skilled assistance dogs to individuals with disabilities, and uniquely trained therapy dogs to serve the community. 

  11. Canine Helpers for the Disabled Inc.

    Canine Helpers is a community support organisation that provides assistance to people with a disability through the training and placement of different types of assistance dogs, including:Service Dogs for people with physical disabilities;Therapy Dogs for people with many other types of...

  12. Dogs In Service

    Dogs In Service believes that dogs and humans can have a special bond that promotes a working relationship. Years ago (and in some places even now) dogs had the opportunity to do what they were bred to do. Dogs worked with man all day guarding or herding sheep, hunting, pulling a wagon etc.Dogs...

  13. Canines 4 Hope

    Canines 4 Hope, located in Palm City, Palm Beach County, South Florida is a certified Service Dog and Dog Obedience Training Academy specializing in personalized dog training for Service Dogs, Assistance Dogs, Therapy Dogs and Alert Dogs nationwide for over 20 years!

  14. Canadian Service Dog Foundation

    Canadian Service Dog Foundation Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to assisting people who live with a serious disability through use of trained service dogs, assistance dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals; and to support human safety through use of trained police service...

  15. Canine Assistance Rehabilitation Education & Services (CARES, Inc.)

    The largest specialty service CARES has to offer is the provision of canine assistants to people across the United States. This aspect is what makes CARES so unique among other canine assistance schools. CARES is one of the only schools that acts as a center for independent living, which is the...

  16. Leashes for Living Assistance Dog School, Inc.

    A program that teaches you, to teach your dog and become a magnificent Service Dog or Therapy Dog Team.

  17. Hawaii Fi-Do Service Dogs

    Hawaii Fi-Do Service Dogs is a small 501(c)3 non profit corporation built with volunteers from the ground up. We are the only Certified Training Center on the island of Oahu, Hawaii and in 2008 were Internationally Accredited under ADI Assistance Dogs International. Our vision and mission is...

  18. Assistance Dogs of Hawaii

    Assistance Dogs of Hawaii is an accredited, 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides people with physical disabilities specially trained dogs to help them live more independent lives.

  19. Recent Legal Trends Support Requiring Colleges and Universities to Permit Emotional Support Animals in Student Housing

    | Contributor(s):: Neal H. Hutchens

    Emerging legal trends suggest colleges and universities should be prepared to make accommodations for emotional support animals, specifically under the requirements of the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Examining recent legal developments, this practitioner...

  20. Dogs for the Disabled

    Dogs for the Disabled is a life-transforming charity, creating exceptional partnerships between people living with disability and specially trained assistance dogs. Through practical assistance a dog can offer freedom and independence to children and adults with physical disabilities and children...