• Guide Dogs for Children: Expectations of Stake Holders

    People with visual impairments receive many well reported benefits from guide dogs.  However, people with vision impairments are often not considered to receive a guide dog until they are an adult, due to maturity concerns.  The purpose of the study was to collate expectations of benefits and cos

    11/07/2018 - 06:20

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  • The Impact of Service Dogs in the Lives of Veterans Who Problematically Use Substances

    A 2014 report contracted by the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research in Canada concluded that despite the lack of good quality research available, there is growing evidence of the biomedical, social, and psychological benefits of psychiatric service dogs for trauma and ment

    11/07/2018 - 06:17

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  • Improved decontamination protocols for working canines

    Working canines of all disciplines often work in hazardous and contaminated environments. Little information is available that validates existing protocols. A study was conducted using 12 FEMA canines (Florida Task Force One) and two decontamination protocols.

    11/07/2018 - 06:06

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  • Infectious Disease Hazards for Deployed Working Dogs

    The demand for working dogs continues to increase, and worldwide deployments of handler-canine teams occur routinely.

    11/04/2018 - 05:27

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