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Pet therapy and how it helps cancer patients

Therapy dogs may improve the emotional well-being of some cancer patients, according to results of a clinical study, the first to document the benefits of animal-assisted therapy in adult cancer patients. 340 more words


meditation buddy


at my feet

a poodle rests

as i attempt once again to be here now,

the poodle sighs and is.

The Now

the parlor panther

pours himself

over my lap,

barely perceptible

subterranean purrs rumble

from the deepest plush

where is bone or claw?

all is warm vibrations

The Now

A Golden Retriever and an Airdale Walk Into A Library.....

Meet Junior and his therapy and R.E.A.D. Dog colleague, Daphne. The Fred and Ginger of READing Education Assistance Dogs, the canine duo reads with children at Dallas libraries. 504 more words

Human Animal Bond

Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other - Reblog

Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other

March 05, 2012 3:44 AM ET

Julie Rovner

Those of us who own pets know they make us happy. 1,253 more words

"There's no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face"

In light of receiving the “Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Theoretical Foundations and Guidelines for Practice” book today, I’ve decided to write a short post about it (neeerd alert I know)! 698 more words

Real Life

Snuggle up

it’s cold outside,

cuddle up together.

don’t be silly -

you are never alone!

snuggle up with your Self!

Zen Dog