Valuable Resources to Consult on AAT

  1. Bassette, L.A. & Taber-Doughty, T. (2013). The effects of a dog reading program on academic engagement behaviour in three elementary students with emotional and behavioural disabilities: a single case design. Child Youth Care Forum, 42, 239-256. DOI: 10.1007/s10566-013-9197-y.
  2. Beck, A.M. & Meyers, N.M. (1996). Health enhancement and companion animal-ownership. Annu Rev Public Health, 17, 247-257.
  3. Berry, A., Borgi, M., Terranova, L., Chiarotti, F., Alleva, E. & Cirulli, F. (2012). Developing effective animal-assisted intervention programs involving visiting dogs for institutionalized geriatric patients: a pilot study. Psychogeriatrics, 12, 143-150. DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-8301.2011.00393.x.
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  5. Colin, C. (2012). How dogs can help veterans overcome PTSD. Retrieved September, 27, 2015 from
  6. Chandler, C. (2012). Animal-Assisted Therapy in Counselling (2nd Edition). New York: Routledge.
  7. Cuypers, K., De Ridder, K. & Strandheim, A. (2011). The effect of therapeutic horseback riding on 5 children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a pilot study. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 17 (10), 901-908. DOI: 10.1089/acm.2010.0547.
  9. Fine, A.H. (2010). Handbook on animal-assisted therapy: foundations and guidelines for animal-assisted interventions. London, UK : Elsevier Academic Press.
  10. Guttman, C. (2005). Tandem dieting programs can address pet obesity: studies find owners and their dogs provide effective mutual support. DVM Newsmagazine, February 2005
  11. Kushner, R.F., Blatner, D.J., Jewell, D.E. & Rudloff, K. (2006). PPET Study: people and pets exercising together. Obesity, Oct 14 (10). DOI: 1762-70.
  14. Pichot, T. (2012). Animal-Assisted Brief Therapy: A Solution-Focused Approach. New York: Routledge.
  17. Turner, W. (2007). The experiences of offenders in a prison canine program. Federal Probation, 71 (1), 38-43.