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Covering Your Health Special Report: The Pet Prescription

When you think of therapy animals, you probably picture a dog sitting near a hospital bed, or a person in a wheelchair. But the world of therapy animals extends much further than that. 1,111 more words

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Interesting article on the benefits of using equines for therapy

New study finds dogs gaze at humans to make love connection

Ok, I admit it. I will happily get a Mother’s day card from my dog. I also refer to myself as a pet parent. Thanks to a new study released in April in the journal Science, I now have science behind me in my knowledge that my dog and I have a special love connection. 53 more words

Human Animal Bond

Unity Hospice of Northwest Indiana Partners with LCC KARE-9® Military Ministry

LCC KARE 9® Military Ministry, a ministry formed by veterans for veterans, has partnered with Unity Hospice’s Northwest Indiana office to provide animal-assisted therapy to its veteran hospice patients.  262 more words

Dog Tales

What does Therapy look like...

Walking up to the barn I noticed the anxiety, this feeling in the pit of my stomach, just quickening my breath and my blood pressure rising. 678 more words

AAT

AAT at Work & Play

Today was the big day!  Buddy had his first AAT session and it was a great success.  We spent an hour working with our client using… 614 more words

Animal Assisted Therapy

Put a Smile on Your Face

This article is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Smiley, a blind golden retriever, was born with a condition linked to dwarfism. Not only is this special pooch missing eyes, but his condition has left him with other physical disproportions causing him to appear “smiley” constantly. 198 more words

Dog Tales

Therapy Dog @ Work

Wow! The day has finally arrived – Buddy is going to go to work with me.  Well, actually, Buddy will be working with me.  I have a client who is who is a great candidate for treatment using a therapy dog.  534 more words

Animal Assisted Therapy