Freedom Paws Service Dogs Foundation
We are dedicated to providing Veterans and First Responders who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with a trained service dog to assist in mitigating life’s daily challenges.
Dog training alleviates PTSD symptomatology by emotional and attentional regulation
| Contributor(s):: Maoz, I., Zubedat, S., Dolev, T., Aga-Mizrachi, S., Bloch, B., Michaeli, Y., Eshed, Y., Grinstein, D., Avital, A.
BACKGROUND: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms include re-experiencing, avoidance, hyperarousal, and cognitive deficits, reflecting both emotional and cognitive dysregulation. In recent years, non-pharmacological approaches and specifically animal-assisted therapy have been shown to...
Equine-Assisted Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Military Veterans: An Open Trial
| Contributor(s):: Fisher, P. W., Lazarov, A., Lowell, A., Arnon, S., Turner, J. B., Bergman, M., Ryba, M., Such, S., Marohasy, C., Zhu, X., Suarez-Jimenez, B., Markowitz, J. C., Neria, Y.
Objective: As veterans have high rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and historically poor treatment outcomes and high attrition, alternative treatments have gained much popularity despite lack of rigorous research. In this study, a recently developed and manualized 8-session group...
Activist as Symptom: Healing Trauma within a Ruptured Collective
| Contributor(s):: Granovetter, Sara
Paws for Thought Counselling
We are an innovative 501(c)3 non-profit organization in San Diego county which helps puppies achieve their full potential, thereby enriching the lives of those they assist. The mission of Puppy Prodigies is to provide unique initiatives that utilize service, therapy and emotional support...
Effects of an Equine-Assisted Therapy Program for Military Veterans with Self-Reported PTSD
| Contributor(s):: Monroe, Mänette, Whitworth, James D., Wharton, Tracy, Turner, Joanne
Best Practices for Non-Profit Organizations Using Human-Aminal Interaction as an Intervention with At-Risk Youth
| Contributor(s):: Sly, Jai Oni
How Adults with Ptsd Described the Effects of Their Emotional Support Animals: a Qualitative Descriptive Study
| Contributor(s):: Fankhauser, Lori Lee
Exploring the Effectiveness of Equine Assisted Learning on Service Members Diagnosed with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury
| Contributor(s):: Waun, Deborah A.
The Relationship Between Time Spent in Nature, Time Spent with Animals, and Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression in a Recently Traumatized Population
| Contributor(s):: Ward, Nicole
Investigating the Efficacy of Equine Assisted Therapy for Military Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Symptomology
| Contributor(s):: Nagrath, Jennifer
HOPE is a 4-Legged Word: How Service Dogs Can Help Veterans Suffering from Combat-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Holly Katherine Robinson
As the rate of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continues to increase among our veterans returning from the War on Terror, the need for alternative treatment options is becoming more critical. One such alternative is the use of psychiatric service dogs specially trained to assist those...
The role of canines in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Vitte, Pauline, Bragg, Kevin, Graham, David, Davidson, John, Bratten, Truls, Angus-Leppan, Gavin
Considerations for Recommending Service Dogs versus Emotional Support Animals for Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Macy Porter, Melissa Y. Winkle, Ellen Herlache-Pretzer
Background: Health care providers must understand factors that may guide the decision-making process for determining whether a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is appropriate for a service dog (SD) versus an emotional support animal (ESA), and assist SD training organizations...
Effects of animal-assisted therapy on mental health of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder
| Contributor(s):: Alison Thies
This project explores the potential of using animals (particularly dogs) in animal-assisted therapy( AAT) with veterans who suffer from PTSD and reports on research that shows improvement in symptoms such as regulation of emotions, perceived quality of life, social functioning, sleep patterns,...
Transforming Trauma: Resilience and Healing Through Our Connections With Animals
| Contributor(s):: Philip Tedeschi, Molly Anne Jenkins
Have you ever looked deep into the eyes of an animal and felt entirely known? Often, the connections we share with non-human animals represent our safest and most reliable relationships, offering unique and profound opportunities for healing in periods of hardship. This book focuses on research...
Dogs for GRETA
Dogs for GRETA trains psychiatric service dogs for survivors of sexual assault diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Our mission is to provide support and advocacy for these survivors. Psychiatric service dogs are trained to support their handler by performing tasks directly...
Northern Indiana Service Dogs
Northern Indiana Service Dogs provides mobility assistance service dogs, autism service dogs, seizure service dogs, and PTSD service dogs.
Hootie's Horse Haven
Hooties Horse Haven is a ranch dedicated to helping people fulfill their dreams and reach their goals.