Articles and Resources Related to Service Animals

Updated January 23, 2013 (* denotes newest articles)


RECOMMENDED BOOKS


Healing Companions; Ordinary Dogs and Their Extraordinary Power to Transform Lives by Jane Miller, LISW, CDBC. 2010.

Leader Dogs for the Blind: For Whither Thou Goest
by Margaret Gibbs. 1982.


ABSTRACTS


Assessment of Dog Guides by Users in Japan and Suggestions for Improvement. Koda, Naoko; Kubo, Masumi; Ishigami, Tomomi; Furuhashi, Hiroaki. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness. 2011 Oct-Nov; 105(10): 591-600.

Attitudes Toward Admittance of Animals in General to Hospitals in Japan: Comparison with Guide Dogs. Koda, Naoko. Asian Journal of Disable Sociology. 2008; 7: 1-8.

Public Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Accessibility of Assistance Dogs for Physically Impaired People in Japan. Koda, Naoko; Shimoju, Sadakazu. Asian Journal of Disable Sociology. 2008; 7: 74-85.

Training Your Own Service Dog. Furlong, Roxanne. New Mobility, 17(159); 2006: 28-29, 31-32, 34-35, 37-41.

Sentinels of Safety: Service Dogs Ensure Safety and Enhance Freedom and Well-Being for Families with Autistic Children. Burrows, Kristen E.; Adams, Cindy L.; Spiers, Jude. Qualitative Health Research, 18(12); 2008 Dec: 1642-1649.

Interest in Service Dogs by Veterans with Spinal Cord Injuries: A Pilot study. Brashear, Tiffanie A; Diana H. Rintala, Diana H. SCI Psychosocial Process (Online), 20(1); 2007 June: (15 printed pages).

Furry Helpers with "Fuzzy Logic". Milan, Robert; Fitzgerald, Shirley; Collins, Diane; Reinsfelder, Amanda; Sporner, Michelle. 29th Annual RESNA Conference Proceedings: (6 printed pages).

Factors Affecting Behavior and Welfare of Service dogs for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Burrows, Kristen E; Adams, Cindy L; Millman, Suzanne T. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2008 Jan-Mar; 11(1): 42-62.

The Experience of Owning a Guide Dog. Wiggett-Barnard, Cindy; Steel, Henry. Disability & Rehabilitation, 2008; 30(14): 1014-1026.

Ethical issues with service animals. Wenthold, Nora; Savage, Teresa A. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 2007 Mar-Apr; 14(2): 68-74.

Effects of Service Dogs On the Lives of Persons with Mobility Impairments: A Pre-post Study Design. Rintala, Diana H; Sachs-Ericsson, Natalie; Hart, Karen A. SCI Psychosocial Process, 15(2): 2002 Summer; 69-72.

Effects of Assistance Dogs on Persons with Mobility or Hearing Impairments: A Pilot Study. Rintala, Diana H; Matamoros, Rebeca; Seitz, Laura L. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 2008; 45(4): 489-504.

Behavior Genetic Study with Temperament Assessment in Guide Dogs. Sayaka Arata1 et al. Department of Veterinary Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Japan, 2Japan Guide Dog Association. Presentation from the 11th International Conference on Human-Animal Interactions, People & Animals: Partnership in Harmony, Tokyo, Japan, October 5-8, 2008

Beneficial Effects of Guide Dogs in the Visually Impaired. Anne Rossignol, Anna Maria Berardi, Department of Psychology, Paul Verlaine University - Metz, France. Presentation from the 11th International Conference on Human-Animal Interactions, People & Animals: Partnership in Harmony, Tokyo, Japan, October 5-8, 2008

Relationships Between Assistance Dogs and People with Physical Disabilities. Sachie Honda, Anthony Louis Podberscek, Centre for Animal Welfare & Anthrozoology, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK. Presentation from the 11th International Conference on Human-Animal Interactions, People & Animals: Partnership in Harmony, Tokyo, Japan, October 5-8, 2008

Could a dog save your life? Spake, A. Diabetes Forecast, 2008 Mar; 61(3): 40-47.

Factors Affecting Behavior and Welfare of Service Dogs for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Burrows, Kristen E; Adams Cindy L; Millman, Suzanne T. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2008 Jan-Mar; 11(1): 42-62. 

Hearing Dogs: A Longitudinal Study of Social and Psychological Effects on Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Recipients. Guest, Claire M; Collis, Glyn M; McNicholas. June. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2006 Spring; 11(2): 252-261.

Psychosocial Well-Being and Community Participation of Service-Dog Partners. Collins, D. M., Fitzgerald, S. G., Sachs-Ericsson, N., Scherer, M., Cooper, R. A., Boninger, M. L. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 1(1-2) 2006 Jan-Jun:41-8. 

The Benefits of Guide Dog Ownership. Whitmarsh, L. Visual Impairment Research, 7(1) 2005 Apr: 27-42.


ARTICLES


Service and Therapy Work: Can One Dog Do Both? by Debi Davis. Originally published in Alert, National Service Dog Center® Newsletter Vol. 10, No. 1 1999. Edited for the web and updates.

The Loss of a Service Dog by Cynthia Clay, M. A.; Marriage and Family Therapist; Service Dog user 10 years.

Requiem for a Service Dog . Originally published in Alert , National Service Dog Center® Newsletter Vol. 5, No. 1 1994. Edited for the web and updates.

Service Dogs for People with Seizure Disorders by Liz Rudy, DVM. Originally published in Alert, National Service Dog Center® Newsletter Vol. 6, No. 4 1995. Edited for the web and updates.

A Dog with Amazing Perception. Originally published in Alert, National Service Dog Center® Newsletter Vol. 6, No. 4 1995. Edited for the web and updates.

"Top Dog" Patra. Originally published in Alert, National Service Dog Center® Newsletter Vol. 16, No. 4 1998.

Service Dogs for Children with Disabilities. Originally published in Alert, National Service Dog Center® Newsletter Vol. 6, No. 3 1995. Edited for the web and updates.

From Lap to Laundry: Toy Service Dogs. Originally published Interactions, Vol. 15, No. 33, 1997, pp. 14-15


RESOURCES


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Research Note: Safety & Crime

Service Animals Etiquette

 

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