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Spotlight on Assistance Dogs-Legislation, Welfare and Research

Bremhorst, A., Mongillo, P., Howell, T., & Marinelli, L. (2018). Spotlight on Assistance Dogs-Legislation, Welfare and Research. Animals: an open access journal from MDPI, 8(8). Assistance dogs are a very diverse group of working dogs that are trained to assist humans with different types of disabilities in their daily lives. Despite these dogs’ value forRead More

The impact of disability-assistance animals on the psychological health of workplaces: A systematic review

Hunter, C., Verreynne, M. L., Pachana, N., & Harpur, P. (2018). The impact of disability-assistance animals on the psychological health of workplaces: A systematic review. Human Resource Management Review. This study presents a systematic review of the impact of disability-assistance animals in the workplace. While the importance of establishing workplace diversity initiatives is widely established,Read More

Equine-Assisted Interventions for Psychosocial Functioning in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a Literature Review

Tan, V. X. L., & Simmonds, J. G. (2018). Equine-Assisted Interventions for Psychosocial Functioning in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a Literature Review.Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-13. Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT), in its various forms, is an innovative approach emerging in the treatment of symptoms and difficulties associated withRead More

Developing Ethical Frameworks in Animal-Assisted Social Service Delivery in Aotearoa New Zealand

Walker, P., & Tumilty, E. (2018). Developing Ethical Frameworks in Animal-Assisted Social Service Delivery in Aotearoa New Zealand. The British Journal of Social Work. Whilst social services have traditionally operated from a humanist informed practice perspective, social service interventions are increasingly including non-human animals as a key part of rehabilitation, therapy and assistance activities. WhileRead More

Animal-assisted intervention for individuals with cognitive impairment

Hu, M., Zhang, P., Leng, M., Li, C., & Chen, L. (2017). Animal-assisted intervention for individuals with cognitive impairment: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Psychiatry Research. The aim of this meta-analysis was to systematically examine the efficacy of animal-assisted intervention (AAI) for cognitive impairment patients. PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane library,Read More

Are Animal Assisted Activities dogs different from pet dogs? A comparison of their sociocognitive abilities

Cavalli, C. M., Carballo, F., Dzik, M. V., Underwood, S., & Bentosela, M. (2017). Are Animal Assisted Activities dogs different from pet dogs? A comparison of their sociocognitive abilities. Journal of Veterinary Behavior. Animal assisted activities (AAA) refer to a variety of interactions between animals and humans, intended to improve peoples wellbeing providing recreational orRead More