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  1. "Hevonen ei ole minulle urheiluväline, se on arjen terapeutti" : Materiaalipaketti Pihlavan Tallille

    Contributor(s):: Mira Kostamo

    Toiminnallinen opinnäytetyö on toteutettu Pihlavan Tallille. Pihlavan Talli on Suomen Ratsastajainliiton hyväksymä ja valvoma ratsastustalli Kiihtelysvaarassa, Joensuussa. Ratsastustuntien ja – leirien lisäksi talli toteuttaa kuntouttavaa hevostoimintaa eli...

  2. "She's Me": An Exploration of Pet Ownership from the Perspective of People Who Are Homeless

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Lana Parker, Leonie Boland, Alison Warren

    For many people who experience homelessness, having a pet is an important part of their lives. Although the benefit and meaning of pet ownership has been well recognized in the literature, few studies have explored its meaning from the perspectives of individuals who are homeless. This...

  3. 'From Kids and Horses: Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy for Children': Author's Retraction and Apology

  4. 1993 Report of the AVMA: Panel on Euthanasia

    | Contributor(s):: Edwin Andrews, B. Taylor Bennet, J. Derrell Clark, Katherine A. Houpt, Peter J. Pascoe, Gordon W. Robinson, John R. Boyce

    In 1992, at the request of the AVMA Council on Research, the Executive Board of the AVMA convened a Panel on Euthanasia to review and make necessary revisions to the fourth Panel Report, published in 1986.1 Since 1986, the panel has become aware of a need for additional information on some...

  5. Apr 28 2014

    2014 Prairie Conference

    The Urban Animal Regional Conferences, held in four major urban centres across Canada in April, are designed to facilitate the discussion of issues, showcase innovation, establish strategy and...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/228

  6. Apr 16 2015

    2015 Atlantic Urban Animal Conference

    The mission of Urban Animal Regional Conferences is to showcase innovative ideas and programs from each region of Canada. The goal is to identify emerging leaders, illuminate researchers, replicate...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/283

  7. Apr 14 2015

    2015 Central Urban Animal Conference

    The mission of Urban Animal Regional Conferences is to showcase innovative ideas and programs from each region of Canada. The goal is to identify emerging leaders, illuminate researchers, replicate...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/282

  8. Apr 22 2015

    2015 Pacific Urban Animal Conference

    The mission of Urban Animal Regional Conferences is to showcase innovative ideas and programs from each region of Canada. The goal is to identify emerging leaders, illuminate researchers, replicate...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/281

  9. Oct 14 2015

    2015 Summit for Urban Animal Strategies

    The prestigious International Summit for Urban Animal Strategies is held each October just before CanWest (ABVMA Vet Conference), in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada. One Hundred...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/284

  10. Apr 20 2015

    2015 Western Urban Animal Conference

    The mission of Urban Animal Regional Conferences is to showcase innovative ideas and programs from each region of Canada. The goal is to identify emerging leaders, illuminate researchers, replicate...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/280

  11. 4Paws

    4Paws volunteer teams visit residential care facilities, hospitals, classrooms, libraries and Boys and Girls Clubs in the Greater North Bay area of San Francisco. There they share their canine companions with anyone needing comfort or a loving nudge of the nose.4Paws offers classes to the...

  12. A Comparison of the Perceived Well-Being of Pet Owners and Non-Pet Owners

    | Contributor(s):: Vicki Lee Schofield

    The presence of companion dogs have been found to benefit stress. This study was conducted to examine perceptions of benefits companion animals have on stress reduction. One hundred twenty-five adults completed surveys including measures of animal liking, bonding, and companionship. They also...

  13. A conceptual framework for human

    | Contributor(s):: Wilson, Cindy C.

  14. A Four-Legged Fitness Partner: An Interview with Lea Lynch

    12 Apr 2015 | Posted by Katie Carroll

    Workout partners are commonly seen in the fitness world.  Young moms who walk the school track together while their children are at soccer practice, women who pair up for a yoga class or...

    https://habricentral.org/members/2412/blog/2015/04/a-four-legged-fitness-partner-an-interview-with-lea-lynch

  15. A Quantitative Prioritisation of Human and Domestic Animal Pathogens in Europe

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: K. Marie McIntyre, Christian Setzkorn, Philip J. Hepworth, Serge Morand, Andrew P. Morse, Matthew Baylis

    Disease or pathogen risk prioritisations aid understanding of infectious agent impact within surveillance or mitigation and biosecurity work, but take significant development. Previous work has shown the H-(Hirsch-)index as an alternative proxy. We present a weighted risk analysis describing...

  16. A Scoping Review of the Health and Social Benefits of Dog Ownership for People Who Have Chronic Pain

    | Contributor(s):: Carr, Eloise C. J., Norris, Jill M., Hayden, K. Alix, Pater, Rianne, Wallace, Jean E.

    Chronic pain is a significant cause of morbidity and disability globally. One potential strategy for the self-management of chronic pain is interacting with companion animals; more specifically, dogs. While studies of dog ownership suggest social, psychological, and health benefits to humans, the...

  17. A Study of the Nutritional Effect of Grains in the Diet of a Dog

    | Contributor(s):: Kristyn M. Souliere

    The present study was designed to address the prevalence of the lack of knowledge for what owners are feeding their dogs, and to determine if grain should be within the diet. It was hypothesized that a bag of feed containing protein at no specific level, with a low level of grain will be more...

  18. A tail of two personalities: How canine companions shape relationships and well-being

    | Contributor(s):: Cavanaugh, Lisa A., Leonard, Hillary A., Scammon, Debra L.

  19. Abuse and the Role of the Human-Animal Bond

    | Contributor(s):: Iman A. Turner

    Background: Research has demonstrated an undeniable link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Currently, there are more than 71.4 million women in the United States who live in domestically violent households, while also owning at least one companion animal (Krienert,Walsh, Matthews &...

  20. Achieving Consensus in Developing A National Set of Child Well-Being Indicators

    | Contributor(s):: Hanafin, Sinéad, Brooks, Anne-Marie, Carroll, Ed, Fitzgerald, Eithne, Gabhainn, Saoirse, Sixsmith, Jane