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  1. Canine detection of volatile organic compounds unique to human epileptic seizure

    Contributor(s):: Maa, E., Arnold, J., Ninedorf, K., Olsen, H.

  2. Seizure-alerting behavior in dogs owned by people experiencing seizures

    Contributor(s):: Martos Martinez-Caja, A., De Herdt, V., Boon, P., Brandl, U., Cock, H., Parra, J., Perucca, E., Thadani, V., Moons, C. P. H.

  3. Is there a Profile of Spontaneous Seizure-Alert Pet Dogs? A Survey of French People with Epilepsy

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    | Contributor(s):: Catala, A., Latour, P., Cousillas, H., Hausberger, M., Grandgeorge, M.

    Despite controversies and the lack of research, dogs are empirically selected and trained to perform as service dogs, in relation to the dogs’ and future owners’ characteristics. We assessed the characteristics of both humans and dogs in an unbiased population (not selected or...

  4. Negative effects of epilepsy and antiepileptic drugs on the trainability of dogs with naturally occurring idiopathic epilepsy

    | Contributor(s):: Packer, Rowena M. A., McGreevy, Paul D., Pergande, Amy, Volk, Holger A.

    Epilepsy and anti-epileptic drug (AED) treatment have been found to induce or exacerbate underlying cognitive impairments in people, affecting learning ability, attention and memory. Idiopathic epilepsy (IE) is the most common chronic neurological condition in dogs. Whether IE impairs cognition,...

  5. Service Dogs and Invisible Disabilities | Sarah Meikle | TEDxDeerfield

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    | Contributor(s):: Sarah Meikle

    Psychiatric service dogs are misunderstood; very few people produce them and there is a desperate need for more people to do so. There are even more people that could benefit from these animals that do not realize that exist--and that they represent a treatment that can often meet needs that no...

  6. Another Tool in the Fight against Epilepsy: Seizure Response Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Hollingsworth, Jan Carter

  7. Bridle Paths

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    Bridle Paths is a nonprofit organization that offers strength, support, and healing to individuals and families through safe, effective, and high-quality equine-assisted activities and therapies. We provide therapeutic horseback riding instruction, equine-assisted learning, and equine-assisted...

  8. Guardian Angels: Medical Service Dogs, Inc.

    Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is a 501(C)3 is based in Williston, Florida.  Started in 2010 by Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Carol Borden. With her dedicated Board of Directors, employees and volunteers; together, we are unleashing the incredible power of service dogs....

  9. Service Dogs and How They Help Human Beings

    | Contributor(s):: Anna Ercoli Schnitzer

    Service animals are animals that are individually trained to perform tasks for people with disabilities such as guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling wheelchairs, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, or performing other special tasks. Service...

  10. Relationship between the stockperson's attitudes and dairy productivity in Japan

    | Contributor(s):: Packer, R. M., Ortega, M., Anderson, T. J., Fukasawa, M., Kawahata, M., Higashiyama, Y., Komatsu, T.

  11. Service Dog Academy

    The Service Dog Academy, located in Waterloo, Illinois a bedroom community just outside of St. Louis Missouri , trains your puppy and adult dog using a combination of online SKYPE sessions and videos in combination with our 4 Day Intensive Diabetic Alert Dog Workshop. This unique combination of...

  12. Canine Support Teams, Inc.

    Founded in 1989, by Carol Roquemore, Canine Support Teams provides service dogs to increase the ability of someone with disabilities to live independently while simultaneously providing loving companionship. Canine Support Teams is a non-profit organization, made possible by the many people who...

  13. Judging the effect of epilepsy-seizure alert dogs on human well-being by a self-administered questionnaire.

    | Contributor(s):: Kersting, Erik, Belényi, Bea, Topál, József, Miklósi, Ádám

  14. Seizure response dogs: evaluation of a formal training program

    | Contributor(s):: Kirton, A., Winter, A., Wirrell, E., Snead, O. C.

  15. Seizure-alert dogs--fact or fiction?

    | Contributor(s):: Strong, V., Brown, S. W., Walker, R.

  16. A critical review of electrical water-bath stun systems for poultry slaughter and recent developments in alternative technologies

    | Contributor(s):: Shields, S. J., Raj, A. B. M.

    Prior to slaughter, most farmed birds move through a constant-voltage, multiple-bird, electrical water-bath stun system. Using this system subjects live birds to stressful and painful shackling, and the potential exists for them to receive prestun electric shocks and induction of seizures while...

  17. Smart Pups

    Smart Pups is an Australian Charity organisation training Assistance Dogs for Special Needs Children.  The Smart Pups are task-specific Assistance Dogs trained to improve the quality of life for children with Autism and Seizure related syndromes. As well as...

  18. Paws 4 Independence

    Welcome to Paws 4 Independence. We are a 501 (c)(3) non-profit specialized organization providing a service dog and training to assist children, individuals and veterans with diabetes, mental illness, PTSD, seizures, and other disabilities challenging individuals on a daily basis.. We also work...

  19. Assistance Dogs of Hawaii

    Assistance Dogs of Hawaii is an accredited, 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides people with physical disabilities specially trained dogs to help them live more independent lives.

  20. Canine Assistants

    Service and seizure response dogs have a magical effect on their recipients. They assist with physical and emotional needs - enabling a person to achieve greater independence, confidence, and happiness overall. 95% of donations go directly to the training and placement of service and seizure...