Dog Ownership, Attachment and Overall Wellbeing among Young Adults
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Contributor(s):: Kasiani Michalopoulos
The benefits of pet companionship in emerging adults
Contributor(s):: Leighann DeMarco
The present study examines the benefits associated with pet companionship in emerging adults. Past research suggests that pet companionship can have many positive impacts on individuals’ lives; however, little research has explored pet companionship during the transitional developmental...
Endangered animals in wildlife tourism : A study of young female traveller attitudes
Contributor(s):: Jenna Jussila
This thesis is built around the discussion of wildlife welfare and animal ethics in a tourism setting. Although not being properly explored by academics, the topic of ethical wildlife use in tourism has been increasingly raised in social media. Websites such as www.tourismconcern.org.uk and...
Transition to adulthood: The experience of youth with physical disabilities living with a service dog
Contributor(s):: Modlin, Susan Jane
The focus of this qualitative descriptive study is the experience of physically disabled young people as they transition into adulthood while living with a service dog. The cornerstone of young adulthood is transition. For any young adult leaving home, the transition involves inter- and...
Residential treatment of male adolescent and young adult substance abuse utilizing canine therapy as part of the overall approach: A qualitative study
Contributor(s):: Phillips, Bonnie Rae
Horses and troubled teens : learning respect, communication, and trust through equine-facilitated therapy
Contributor(s):: Coffman, Barbara K.
Exploring equine assisted psychotherapy for adolescents in residential care
Contributor(s):: Hurwitz, Jaqueline
Maintaining adolescent sobriety with equine assisted psychotherapy: an experiential learning intervention guide
Contributor(s):: Ledbetter, Elizabeth Jane
Development of a Structured Horseback Riding Therapeutic Program for Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy
Contributor(s):: Taylor Sunshine Clark
This research concentrates on the development of a therapeutic horseback riding program for young adults with Cerebral Palsy enrolled in the non-profit program, Always Wanted a Riding Experience (A.W.A.R.E) in San Marcos, Texas. This project involves a 21- year-old female with severe spastic...
Animal-assisted therapy and the development of an early working alliance: The use of dogs in therapy with young adults
Contributor(s):: Cieslak, Elizabeth Jean