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  1. Pet loss and continuing bonds: An examination of grief reactions in adults and children

    Contributor(s):: Maxwell D. Rappoport

  2. Apr 28 2017

    Human-Animal Interaction Conference 2017

    Building Connections:Children, Animals and Healthy FamiliesJoin us for a two-day conference that will explore human-animal interaction through the lens of “the family.”We'll explore...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/462

  3. Representations and bond between children and their pets

    Contributor(s):: Juan Carlos Rate Marcos

    The purpose of the present investigation was to describe and understand from psychoanalysis the representations that two children and a girl, 6, 8 and 9 years respectively, have of their pets to, from the understanding of the same, to describe the existing bond. To achieve these objectives a...

  4. Street Involved Youth and Companion Animals: A Phenomenological Study

    Contributor(s):: Melissa Caines

    Of the approximate one hundred and fifty thousand youth in Canada who are homeless on any given night as many as 25 percent of them share their lives with companion animals (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2006) . For many of these young people their companion animal is their only source of...

  5. Pawsitive Pets

    Pawsitive Pets, Inc. pet assisted therapy services works with rehabilitation facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, hospitals, hospice, public libraries, schools and more. Our teams volunteer their time and love sharing the comfort, healing and connection of the human...

  6. Pet-facilitated therapy : the Maples project

    Contributor(s):: Erica Amy Copley

    The value of pet-facilitated therapy is explored in this study. The interactions between visiting dogs and the adolescents in a treatment centre are examined. An ethnographic/participant observation method is used. Subjects also complete an open-ended sentence questionnaire and participate in an...

  7. Angeles en Cuatro Patas (Angels on Four Legs)

    We are a rehabilitation center and nonprofit dedicated to children and adolescents with special physical and mental needs.Angels on four legs began its activity over twenty-three years ago as an idea of ​​social work aimed at children with mild and chronic disabilities. This institution devoted...

  8. How to raise a wild pet: Waleed AlJawi at TEDxKids@Jeddah

    Contributor(s):: Waleed AlJawi

    Sharing his experience on failing and succeeding to raise reptiles and other rare pets Young reptiles raiser 

  9. Abuse, Attachment and Animal Assisted Activities

    Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Gallagher

    In the effort to take responsibly and effect positive change in the lives of our children, we must begin by identifying and applying the most effective methods to help them overcome obstacles to mental and emotional well-being. In conjunction with a limited number of quantitative studies,...

  10. An Environment for Empathy and Empowerment: An Interview with Carol Rathmann of Forget Me Not Farm

    02 Aug 2016 | Posted by Katie Carroll

    Founder of Forget Me Not Farm Carol RathmannAfter spending over 20 years as a veterinary technician, Carol Rathmann began working with the Sonoma Humane Society and took an interest in the...

    https://habricentral.org/members/2412/blog/2016/08/an-environment-for-empathy-and-empowerment-an-interview-with-carol-rathmann

  11. Narrative synthesis of equine-assisted psychotherapy literature: Current knowledge and future research directions

    Contributor(s):: Lee, Ping-Tzu, Dakin, Emily, McLure, Merinda

  12. Horses in Education

    Horses in Education has successfully and proudly been providing equine therapy to Indiana residents since 2010. We boast some of Indiana’s most qualified instructors and our staff is respected for its patience and expertise. Our horses have been well trained and must meet rigorous standards...

  13. Agape Therapeutic Riding Resources, Inc.

    Agape serves all kinds of individuals and groups including families with special needs, at-risk children and youth, and seniors. We have programs specifically designed for schools, churches, senior communities, veterans, and community centers. Experience something unlike anything before.Our...

  14. Children's TherAplay

    The Children's TherAplay Foundation is a not-for-profit pediatric outpatient clinic just north of Indianapolis that serves children with special needs. But that’s only the beginning of the story.Children’s TherAplay is one of the few clinics in the country dedicated to providing...

  15. LoveWay Inc.

    LoveWay is a therapeutic riding center located in Middlebury, Indiana.  They offer therapeutic riding, equine-assisted learning, and summer camp programs.  The center serves people of all abilities and works closely with children.

  16. East Central Indiana Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

    East Central Indiana Therapeutic Riding, Inc., known as S.P.U.R. (Special People United in Riding) is a not-for-profit 501 (C)3 organization to promote the health and social development of children with special needs through equine assisted therapy.  

  17. Morning Dove Therapeutic Riding Inc.

    Our mission is to enrich the lives of individuals in the greater Indianapolis community with physical, cognitive and/or behavioral challenges through equine assisted therapies and activities.We offer year round programs in equine assisted activities, including therapeutic riding, hippotherapy and...

  18. Summit Equestrian Center

    Therapeutic horseback riding at Summit Equestrian provides the opportunity to work toward physical, emotional, social, and learning goals through horse back riding.  Our PATH Intl registered instructors provide service that  stands out in our field. As a non-profit, and as individuals,...

  19. Doug the Pug Finds His Niche as a Therapy Dog: An Interview with Cate Archer

    02 Feb 2016 | Posted by Katie Carroll

    Doug the Pug, the therapy dog, is a little dog who makes a big impact.  With his gentle demeanor and loving nature, Doug can often be found bringing smiles to the faces of children, cuddling...

    https://habricentral.org/members/2412/blog/2016/02/doug-the-pug-finds-his-niche-as-a-therapy-dog-an-interview-with-cate-archer

  20. The Impact of Canine-Assisted Therapy and Activities on Children in an Educational Setting

    Contributor(s):: Katie R. Beck

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) and animal-assisted activities (AAA) are becoming more prevalent in educational settings. Research has shown that there are many benefits to having animals involved in therapy, specifically canines. Canine-assisted therapy/activities and the use of therapy dogs are...