Does the purpose for using a service dog make a difference in the perceptions of what it takes to create successful outcomes in the workplace?
| Contributor(s):: Glenn, Margaret, Thorne, Kendra
Perceived Learning Outcomes from Participation in One Type of Registered Student Organization: Equestrian Sport Clubs
| Contributor(s):: Mikulec, Erin, McKinney, Kathleen
Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom. While there are a few studies that focus on the professional, developmental, and learning outcomes of participation in student organizations, there has been insufficient research on these outcomes in sport clubs. The paper reports on...
Ethics and Safety in Home Care: Perspectives on Home Support Workers
| Contributor(s):: Storch, Janet, Curry, Cherie Geering, Stevenson, Lynn, Macdonald, Marilyn, Lang, Ariella
Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study
| Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine
Fair is Fine, but More is Better: Limits to Inequity Aversion in the Domestic Dog
| Contributor(s):: Horowitz, Alexandra
Preliminary investigation of employee's dog presence on stress and organizational perceptions
| Contributor(s):: Randolph T. Barker, Janet S. Knisely, Sandra B. Barker, Rachel K. Cobb, Christine M. Schubert
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to present a preliminary study of the effect of the presence at work of employees' dogs on stress and organizational perceptions. Design/methodology/approach A pre‐post between‐group design with repeated measures was used to compare...
Effectiveness of animal health and welfare planning in dairy herds: a review
| Contributor(s):: Tremetsberger, L., Winckler, C.
Maintaining and promoting animal health and welfare are important but challenging goals in livestock farming. Animal health and welfare planning aims to contribute to improvements in the herd through interventions in a structured way. This review provides an overview of current scientific...
Owning a dog and working: a telephone survey of dog owners and employers in Sweden
| Contributor(s):: Norling, A. Y., Keeling, L.
Many dog owners are faced with the problem of what to do with their dog when they go to work. Different solutions to the problem may affect dogs, owners, and employers. In this study, 204 working, Swedish dog owners and 90 employers were interviewed by telephone regarding practical issues and...
Practical Work at School Reduces Disgust and Fear of Unpopular Animals
| Contributor(s):: Randler, C., Hummel, E., Prokop, P.
Disgust and fear are basic emotions that protect humans against pathogens and/or predators. Natural selection favored individuals who successfully escaped or avoided harmful animals; thus animals who pose a disease threat activate aversive responses in humans. However, all these animals who are...
Attitudes of dairy farmers toward cow welfare in relation to housing, management and productivity
| Contributor(s):: Kauppinen, T., Valros, A., Vesala, K. M.
Human-animal bonds between zoo professionals and the animals in their care
| Contributor(s):: Hosey, G., Melfi, V.
Japanese business organizations' level of familiarity with assistance dog legislation and their acceptance of these dogs in the workplace
| Contributor(s):: Matsunaka, K., Koda, N.
Identifying and describing the roles of companion animals in the lives of workaholics: An exploratory study of workaholism, animal companionship and intimacy
| Contributor(s):: Santarpio-Damerjian, Melody Arlene
Pet Ownership in Relation to Depression, Anxiety, and Anger in Working Women
| Contributor(s):: Watson, Nancy L., Weinstein, Martin
Research has shown that certain populations such as nursing home patients and physically ill patients have benefited psychologically from pet ownership. Recent studies have indicated that the relationship between pet ownership and well-being may be complex. We examined the relationship between...
[Dogs in the workplace]
| Contributor(s):: Keller, S.
Conclusion: current and future opportunities to improve human-animal interactions in livestock production
| Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.
The opportunities to improve the stockpersons' attitudes toward livestock and improve their attitudes and job motivation to subsequwntly improve human-animal interactions, animal perormance and welfare are described.
Reflections on the growing influence of good agricultural practices in the Global South
| Contributor(s):: Amekawa, Y.
EurepGAP is a pioneering field level food safety protocol called 'good agricultural practices' currently exercising influence over the global food quality assurance system. Developed by a consortium of major European retailers, this private standard enforces codes of conduct that address...
Human-animal relationships and ecocriticism: A study of the representation of animals in poetry from Malawi, Zimbabwe, and South Africa
| Contributor(s):: Syned Dale Makani Mthatiwa
This study analyses the manner in which animals are represented in selected poetry from Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa. It discusses the various modes of animal representation the poets draw on, and the ideological influences on their manner of animal representation. It explores the kinds of...
Do Dogs Reduce Stress in the Workplace?
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A CNN article explores whether or not dogs in the workplace can reduce workers stress & what effect it might have on productivity. You can read the original article on their site:...
Profile: Therapy Dogs in Action
02 Jul 2012 |
Posted by Ross E Blythe
Karen Moessner is a retired elementary school teacher who
lives in Fort Wayne, IN. She has two beautiful shelties, Dinah and Allie. Both her dogs are trained therapy dogs and
certified by Three...