Felton, Jerilyn E. “Four-Footed
Ministers: A Roman Catholic Lay Pastoral Care Model for the Use of Canine Companions in Ministry to the Elderly in Retirement
Communities.” Marylhurst University, 2002.
Ministers: Their Theology of Presence—a Research Study on CAM/PS (Canine-Assisted Ministry/Pastoral and Spiritual
Care).” Marylhurst University, 2005.
Four-Footed Ministers: Their Theology of Presence. Staarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller e.K., 2008.
________. “Four-Footed Ministers in Formation: The Four-Footed Ministers
Pastoral-Care Program Training Manual for Dog Ministry Based on the CAM/PS Model.” Diss. George Fox University, 2012. http://catalog.georgefox.edu/record=b1590834~S0
________. Four-Footed Ministers in Formation: The Four-Footed Ministers Pastoral-Care Program Training
Manual on Dog Ministry.
Indianapolis, IN: iUniverse,
2013. Available at Amazon.com
________. “Another Song of Creation: Can
Dogs be Ministers?” Catholic Concern for Animals, USA in March 2014 eNewsletter, http://www.catholicconcernforanimalsusa.org .
“Canine-Assisted Pastoral Care: She Gave a Party and Nobody Came.” Healing Ministry 12, no. 1 (winter
________. “Do All Dogs Go to Heaven? Implications for Pastoral
Care to Elder Persons.” Healing Ministry 11, no. 2 (spring 2004): 77-80.
________. “Ministry with Dogs: Where Spiritual/Pastoral
Care has a Wet Nose and Four Feet.” Human Development Magazine. 33, no. 4 (winter 2012): http://www.humandevelopmentmag.org/Default.htm. (Note this is a subscription-based online journal.)
Ministry: Bringing together Dogs, Prayer, Nursing Home Residents.” Vision 22, no. 6 (November/December 2012):
________. “Gone to the Dogs: Another Vision for Dog Ministry.”
Healing Ministry 20, no. 2 (winter 2014): 11-14.
I but Touch the Hem of His Cloak..’: ‘Touching Prayer’ as the Best of Both Worlds.” Healing Ministry
13, no. 3 (summer 2006): 7-9.
________. “Mirror Image: Ministry with
Dogs rather than To Them.” The Ark, no. 227 (summer 2014): 39-41.
Significance of Story in Pastoral Care to the Elder Person.” Healing Ministry 11, no. 3 (summer 2004): 113-115.
“The Dog Died: Doing Dog Ministry without a Dog.” The Ark, no. 232 (spring 2016): 71-73.
Work: With the death of Alya
in 2014, Dr. Felton has focused her attention on publishing articles about her program approach for dog ministry. She is available
in a volunteer capacity for presentations and consultations to assist students, ministers, and seminarians. Please feel free
to contact her at email@example.com with questions or your specific needs. She has also posted midrashim that form
the core of her theological reflections. These are available free of charge at: www.drjerilyn.tumblr.com.