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  1. Children's Environmental and Moral Conceptions of Protecting an Endangered Animal

    Contributor(s):: Ruckert, Jolina H.

  2. A study of use patterns, user satisfaction and willingness to pay for off-leash dog parks: Post-occupancy evaluations of four dog parks in Texas and Florida

    Contributor(s):: Lee, Hyung-Sook

    The growing importance of dogs in people’s lives and in high-density urban environments has increased demand for a place where people and their dogs can interact and exercise together. The recent increase in the number of dog parks across the country is evidence of these demands of dog...

  3. The child-pet relationship: Elements of social support and behavioral interaction

    Contributor(s):: Banks Tabern, Karen M.

  4. Dancing with horses: The experience of the dynamics between horse and human that facilitates psychological and/or spiritual growth

    Contributor(s):: Aardoom, Annemieke

  5. The significance of human–animal relationships as modulators of trauma effects in children: A developmental neurobiological perspective

    Contributor(s):: Yorke, Jan

    Emotional stress and trauma impacts the neurobiology of children. They are especially vulnerable given the developmental plasticity of the brain. The neural synaptic circular processes between the anterior cingulated cortex, prefrontal cortex, amygdala and the hypothalamus are altered. Trauma...

  6. Practices of therapists using equine facilitated/assisted psychotherapy in the treatment of adolescents diagnosed with depression: A qualitative study

    Contributor(s):: Frame, Deborah L.

  7. Attitudes Toward Animals: Age-Related Development Among Children

    Contributor(s):: S.R. Kellert

    This paper reviews the results of a study of 267 children in the 2nd, 5th, 8th, and 11th grades. A battery of tests was used to examine children's knowledge and attitudes towards animals, and behavioral contacts with animals. A typology of basic attitudes towards animals and appropriate...

  8. Humans and Other Animals: A Biological and Ethical Perspective

    Contributor(s):: Ashley Montagu

    What I have been hoping to do in this talk is to provide the scientific basis for the biological kinship of humans with other animals in particular and the whole of nature in general, and to show that the ethical perspective to which such a demonstration leads is inherent in the very nature of...

  9. Pet Therapy Society of Northern Alberta

    The Mission of the Pet Therapy Society is to provide to the community safe and effective Animal Assisted Activities and Programs. The Pet Therapy Society of Northern Alberta recognizes that the commitment of its volunteers is vital to the success of its Mission. The Pet Therapy Society of...

  10. Caring Animal Partners

    Caring Animal Partners' mission is to enhance the pleasure and well being of our elder groups, assist in the development of skills for living in our younger groups and to provide pet assisted therapy to those with special needs.

  11. Humans and Pets and Attachment

    | Contributor(s):: Rynearson, E. K.

  12. The golden bridge : selecting and training assistance dogs for children with social, emotional, and educational challenges

    | Contributor(s):: Gross, Patty Dobbs

  13. The significance of human

    | Contributor(s):: Yorke, Jan

  14. The significance of human

    | Contributor(s):: Yorke, Jan

  15. A mother's letter to her son

    | Contributor(s):: Vranos, Kathleen

  16. Appendix: choosing an assistance dog organization or trainer

    | Contributor(s):: [Gross, Patty Dobbs]

  17. Assistance dogs and children with autism

    | Contributor(s):: [Gross, Patty Dobbs]

  18. Charting your course

    | Contributor(s):: [Gross, Patty Dobbs]

  19. Choosing your companion

    | Contributor(s):: [Gross, Patty Dobbs]

  20. Diary of an autistic mother

    | Contributor(s):: [Gross, Patty Dobbs]