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Patients recovering from total joint replacement surgery who receive animal-assisted therapy (AAT) require less pain medication than those who do not experience this type of therapy. 267 more words
This summer, Janice Wolfe and her Merlin’s Kids volunteers brought a new animal experience to The Calais School. With the help of Ms. Butler and Ms. 332 more words
What is Animal Assisted Therapy/Activities?
“Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) is a goal-directed intervention in which an animal is incorporated as an integral part of the clinical healthcare treatment process. 642 more words
by Julie Ann Allender
Animal-assisted therapy—also known as pet therapy—brings a lot of questions to mind. Many people think it means working “on” animals. It is not unusual to have a new patient call and ask if they can schedule an appointment to “fix” their dog or cat. 400 more words