Current Research Projects

Several research projects are currently underway or recently completed. These studies include:

  • A pilot study of the effect of animal-assisted therapy on pain and stress in hosptialized children
  • A preliminary study of campus therapy dog events to reduce student stress during final exams.
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  • A followup study of pets in the workplace
  • An investigation of the effect of pet ownership and attachment on mental health outcomes in college students