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  1. Animal-Assisted Therapy: A Qualitative Study

    Contributor(s):: Schmell, Sophie S.

  2. An Analysis of the Impact of the Presence of a Therapy Dog on Student Behavior in a Special Education Middle School Classroom

    Contributor(s):: Schimming, Dena

  3. Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.®) & Literacy: Using Animal Assisted Education with English Learners in the Elementary School Classroom

    Contributor(s):: Kelly, Tara Jayne

  4. Understanding Therapy Dogs: The Underlying Components of Their Relationship with Owners, Their Physiology, and How They Compare to Pet and Service Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Cunningham, Kristen M.

  5. The Impact of Animal-Assisted Therapy on the Social-Emotional Learning of Pre-School Children: A Qualitative Case Study

    Contributor(s):: Pellegrino, Deborah Sue

  6. Animal-Assisted Interventions as an Adjunct to ABA Services with Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Contributor(s):: Ghai, Jessica Lee

  7. When Therapy Dogs Visit College Students, Is It Therapy?

    Contributor(s):: Fleming, Colleen M.

  8. Perceptions of the Use of a Therapy Dog in the Classroom

    Contributor(s):: Baurys, Tamra Fostock

  9. [Physiotherapy interventions through hippotherapy in the treatment of cerebral palsy. A literature review]

    Contributor(s):: Mendizábal Alonso, P.

  10. Pawsitive Teams

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    Pawsitive Teams was founded in 1997 with a desire to be a volunteer-inspired and volunteer-run organization designed to promote the use of well-trained dogs to improve the lives of San Diegans. Our volunteer service dog trainers spend two years with their canine charges prior to placement with...

  11. Dog Therapy Day at NWCCC

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    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Lang

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) provides great beneficial opportunities for individuals within the prison population. Many research studies display the effectiveness of AAT programs in prison settings through their results. The results showed improved moods, decreased stress levels, and increased...

  12. Horse Behavior towards Familiar and Unfamiliar Humans: Implications for Equine-Assisted Services

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    | Contributor(s):: Brubaker, L., Schroeder, K., Sherwood, D., Stroud, D., Udell, M. A. R.

    While human benefits of animal-assisted therapy programs have been documented, relatively little research has been conducted on behavioral factors that predict a successful equine-assisted services (EAS) horse. This study compares the behavior of experienced and non-experienced EAS horses as...

  13. Evaluating preference for and reinforcing efficacy of a therapy dog to increase verbal statements

    | Contributor(s):: Jorgenson, C. D., Clay, C. J., Kahng, S.

  14. Invisible Paw Prints

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    Invisible Paw Prints, Inc., is an organization led by compassionate volunteers who use their canine companions to provide heartwarming visits in support of local community organizations.  

  15. Therapy Dogs in Educational Settings: Guidelines and Recommendations for Implementation

    | Contributor(s):: Grové, Christine, Henderson, Linda, Lee, Felicia, Wardlaw, Phoebe

  16. Comparison of contingent and noncontingent access to therapy dogs during academic tasks in children with autism spectrum disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Protopopova, A., Matter, A. L., Harris, B. N., Wiskow, K. M., Donaldson, J. M.

  17. The Experience of Social Workers Who Utilize Therapy Dogs in Practice

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    | Contributor(s):: Kathryn Jochems

    Animal assisted therapy, which incorporates animals into structured therapeutic interventions, and its use within social work has been shown to increase social interactions, communication, and the overall health and safety of clients (Nimer & Lundahl, 2007). However, there is a gap in the...

  18. Roxy Therapy Dogs

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    Roxy™ Therapy Dogs is an all-volunteer, 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our programs provide an irreplaceable and dependable support system for children in the Central Bucks County, Pennsylvania community. Our trained and certified therapy dogs deliver self-esteem, relief from anxiety...

  19. Tackett Service Dogs

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  20. Current Rules and Regulations for Dogs Working in Assistance, Service, and Support Roles

    | Contributor(s):: McMichael, M. A., Smith-Blackmore, M.