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ERIC Number: EJ943494
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
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, v105 n10 p591-600 Oct-Nov 2011
Dog guide users in Japan were mostly satisfied with and used their dogs frequently; however, they requested some improvements in training and in basic guiding work. The findings of the study suggest the need for further improvement of training methods, considering cultural factors and individual users' needs. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan