Parent perceptions of the quality of life of pet dogs living with neuro-typically developing and neuro-atypically developing children: An exploratory study
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| Contributor(s):: Sophie S. Hall, Hannah F. Wright, Daniel S. Mills
There is growing scientific and societal recognition of the role that pet dogs can play in healthy development of children; both those who are neuro-typically developing and those who live with a neuro-developmental disorder, such as autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. However,...
A companion animal in a simulated work setting : the roles of task difficulty and pet ownership on stress reduction
| Contributor(s):: Anna Hall Stewart
The benefits of human-animal interactions have been explored in the literature, documenting positive physiological and psychological outcomes for humans. This experiment sought to extend research in this area by studying three variables that have never been examined together...
Three different coping styles in police dogs exposed to a short-term challenge
| Contributor(s):: Horvath, Z., Igyarto, B. Z., Magyar, A., Miklosi, A.
Palliative care and use of animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Engelman, S. R.
Canine separation anxiety
| Contributor(s):: Reisner, I.
Vet's role in helping grieving owners
| Contributor(s):: McParlin, P.
Dog T.A.G.S. is a service dog owner training program for veterans suffering from PTSD. The veteran trains his/her personal dog with the help of experienced dog trainers.
Cardiovascular reactivity and the presence of pets, friends, and spouses: The truth about cats and dogs
| Contributor(s):: Allen, Karen, Blascovich, Jim, Mendes, Wendy B.
Animal-assisted therapy: paws with a cause
| Contributor(s):: Ernst, L. S.
The effects of the presence of a companion animal on physiological arousal and behavioral distress in children during a physical examination
| Contributor(s):: Nagengast, S. L., Baun, M. M., Megel, M., Leibowitz, J. M.
America’s VetDogs® – The Veteran's K-9 Corps® is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded by the accredited Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and serves the needs of disabled veterans and active duty personnel. In 2003, the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind recognized the need for an...
Pet therapy: dogs de-stress students
| Contributor(s):: Young, J. S.
Dog ownership might exert a protective effect on wheezing and atopy independently by endotoxin exposure
| Contributor(s):: Rigotti, E., De Luca, G., Boner, A. L.
Presence of a pet dog and human cardiovascular responses to mild mental stress
| Contributor(s):: Kingwell, B. A., Lomdahl, A., Anderson, W. P.
Behavioral and physiological responses of guide dogs to a situation of emotional distress
| Contributor(s):: Fallani, G., Prato Previde, E., Valsecchi, P.
The aim of this study was to analyze the behavioral and physiological reactions of guide dogs in a distressing situation which promotes attachment behaviors towards their blind owners, and to compare such reactions with those of untrained or trainee dogs. The subjects were 57 adult Labrador and...
Effects of exercise and human contact on animal welfare in a dog shelter
| Contributor(s):: Menor-Campos, D. J., Molleda-Carbonell, J. M., Lopez-Rodriguez, R.
Human -- canine interaction: exploring stress indicator response patterns of salivary cortisol and immunoglobulin A
| Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Tychowski, Joanna, Gonzalez, Andres, Boyd, Zakiya
Reducing stress in dogs in shelters
| Contributor(s):: Diesel, G.
It's a dog's world. Broward County implements support through animal relations program
| Contributor(s):: Kronheim, K., LeDuc, T.
Creating a therapeutic and healing environment with a pet therapy program
| Contributor(s):: Coakley, A. B., Mahoney, E. K.