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A Narrative Review of Qualitative and Quantitative Research in Equine-assisted Social Work or Therapy – Addressing Gaps and Contradictory Results

This article reviews the published literature narrative about equine-assisted or equine-facilitated social work or therapy, a growing area of interventions. The purpose is to shed light on gaps and contradictory results in previous studies between 2000-2014. 232 more words

Our First Post & Our Journey Thus Far

Thanks for reading our first post! Neither Kristin nor I have ever had a blog, or really posted much online so this is a new experience. 436 more words


Worth while event coming up!

Unchained is hosting their annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Gala at Bargetto Winery in Soquel, California! Saturday, Feb 6th 2016 from 6 pm to 9pm

I will be donating a custom pet portrait that will be in their silent auction! 119 more words

Richelle Lafayette: Therapy Dogs for Vermont Kids

Many of Vermont’s children suffer the impacts of severe illness, abuse, neglect, and physical and mental disabilities that bring difficult challenges to them each day. Relieving them of their pain and suffering is also a challenge, but there is one method currently proving its value and gaining attention from educational and medical facilities: Animal Assisted Therapy.

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Vermont Children

Animal-assisted therapy for patients with dementia

A study published in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry found that animal assisted therapy slowed the progression of dementia:

To investigate the efficacy of…

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Always Faithful: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow- Our Canine Veterans

I Am A Working Dog.

“My eyes are your eyes,

to watch and protect you and yours.

My ears are your ears,

to hear and detect  evil minds in the dark.

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Human Animal Bond

Therapy Dog Training pt 4 & 5

Last week was a bit more hectic. The before/after school program for school aged kids I also work at changed the staff’s hours to accommodate the kids for all day care. 558 more words