“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
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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
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