Completed Projects

Since 2010, HABRI has awarded more than $700,000 to worthy proposals on the cutting edge of addressing evidence based health benefits of human-animal interaction.

The following is a list of HABRI-funded projects that have been completed.

Child Health and Development

Animal-Assisted Social Skills Training for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Joanna Becker, PhD (Green Chimneys)

Long Term Effects of Pet Dogs on Families with Children with Autism

Daniel Mills, BVCs, PhD (University of Lincoln, UK)

Mental Health

Animal-Assisted Intervention for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): A Systematic Review

Marguerite E. O'Haire, PhD (Purdue University)


Randomized Controlled Theory-Based, E-Mail-Mediated Walking Intervention: Differences Between Dog Owners and Non-Dog Owners

Elizabeth A. Richards, PhD, MSN, RN, CHES (Indiana University-Purdue)