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Animal-assisted activity in the intensive care unit

ICU Management & Practice, Volume 17 – Issue 3, 2017

“Animals are being introduced into hospital settings in ever-increasing numbers. Emerging literature suggests that incorporating trained animals to assist with medical care and rehabilitation therapies can promote patient engagement, reduce emotional distress and relieve some aspects of physiologic burden. 51 more words


The New Shop: Help me fundraise!

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I’m trying to raise funds for my new business venture in Animal-Assisted Therapy. 217 more words

Puppy rooms and student well-being

“The animal-assisted therapy (AAT) industry rests on the idea that animals (especially dogs) confer a touch of magic for people with impaired health or well-being. But…that the animals themselves have any such effect is not clear.” …

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Call for Papers - Workshop on the history of service animals and animal-assisted therapy

Being Well Together: human-animal collaboration, companionship and the promotion of health and wellbeing (19th-21st September 2018).

Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM). 507 more words

Child-Canine Bonding in Children with ASD: Findings Within and Across Case Studies

The demand for support for families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to grow, and one increasingly popular avenue of support is the use of companion canines. 182 more words

Life with a stable cat

Before I discovered the joy of ponies as a little girl, cats always had my heart!

I think they’re quiet energy is what captured me. They’re sensitive creatures with finely tuned reactions and so observant. 169 more words