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Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other

Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
“Dogs, cats, birds, fish and even horses are increasingly being used in settings ranging from hospitals and nursing homes to schools, jails and mental institutions.”
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Animal assisted therapy enhances cancer care - Oncology Nurse Advisor

Animal assisted therapy enhances cancer care - Oncology Nurse Advisor | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
Oncology Nurse Advisor Animal assisted therapy enhances cancer care Oncology Nurse Advisor Animal assisted therapy (AAT) and animal assisted activities (AAA) are quickly becoming more prevalent in the health care field due to the myriad benefits...
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enjoy your stay

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“ Angie is a therapy dog who comes into the library and lets kids read to her so that kids who are struggling with reading can gain confidence. Every time I’ve seen her in the library...
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A Perfect Companion for the Elderly

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The power of pet therapy is thought to be stronger than any medication, not only for people going through tough times or in poor health, but also for the elderly as well.
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Pet Therapy Classes | Live and Learn Dogs

Pet Therapy Classes | Live and Learn Dogs | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
AIR travels to schools talking about tough topics, but always brings certified therapy dogs. Petting a dog... http://t.co/bOCMKX79nz
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How animal assisted therapy helps with childhood trauma

How animal assisted therapy helps with childhood trauma | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
Researchers have recently found that childhood traumas and neglect can not only cause mental health problems in children, but that they can also manifest as physical disease in later life. This bac...
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What Are the Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Cancer Patients? | LIVESTRONG.COM

What Are the Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Cancer Patients? | LIVESTRONG.COM | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
Animal-assisted therapy is a medically recognized treatment that employs various types of animals to help boost patients' emotional and physical well-being.
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Lawyer takes therapy dog to children's hospital

Columbus lawyer Kendra Carpenter and her dog Murphy make monthly visits with sick children at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Carpenter explains that it was ...
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Therapy dogs: A little fur goes a long way - Times Bulletin

Therapy dogs: A little fur goes a long way - Times Bulletin | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
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Therapy dogs: A little fur goes a long way
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Formally known as the Delta Society, Pet Partners is an organization which encourages the use of therapy dogs in the respective communities.
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Therapy dog brings calm to autistic boy and his family - Capecodonline

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Therapy dog brings calm to autistic boy and his family
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The trip to the shopping mall during a training session sealed the deal between the boy and his dog. The sporting goods store was bright and crowded with racks of clothing.
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Therapy Bunnies Used To Improve Quality Of Life

Therapy Bunnies Used To Improve Quality Of Life | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
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Meet Teddy Graham and Lulu, big-eared and loving fluffy bunnies. Jennifer Smith, bunny advocate of Minnesota, raises the cuties to become t ...
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Library to feature therapy dog, reading program - Morganton News Herald

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Library to feature therapy dog, reading program
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The program will allow children to improve their reading and comprehension skills by reading to a therapy dog at the library.
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Therapy dog Angus provides good vibes for Moorabbin Primary School students - Herald Sun

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Therapy dog Angus provides good vibes for Moorabbin Primary School students
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Every day, the 13-week old puppy comes in with one of the teachers and does the rounds of Moorabbin Primary School as the school's new therapy dog.
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Therapy dogs help young readers at Wright Farms library in Thornton - The Denver Post

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Therapy dogs help young readers at Wright Farms library in Thornton
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Khloe King, 6, holds up her handwritten and illustrated story as she reads to Madeline, an 8-year-old therapy dog, at Anythink Wright Farms in Thornton on Sept.
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Oklahoma State University Launches Pet Therapy Program [VIDEO]

Oklahoma State University Launches Pet Therapy Program  [VIDEO] | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
Oklahoma State University has launched the nation's most comprehensive, full-time university-wide pet therapy program.
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New Therapy Dog at the Ronald McDonald House - WJHG-TV

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New Therapy Dog at the Ronald McDonald House
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There's no therapy like puppy therapy and the people at the Ronald McDonald House know that. Meet Sundae, the new Pensacola Ronald McDonald house therapy dog sponsored by Johnstone Foods.
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Therapy dogs keep kids motivated to read in Dennis - Wicked Local Dennis

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Therapy dogs keep kids motivated to read in Dennis
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Dogs are some of the best listeners, and for several years the West Denis Library has invited some top dogs to listen to kids read aloud to them over the summer.
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Pet Therapy Program Brings Joy, Decreases Stress for Cancer Patients

Pet Therapy Program Brings Joy, Decreases Stress for Cancer Patients | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
The Radiation Oncology Department’s 3 newest employees bring some very special qualities to work – gentle natures, soft fur and wet noses! (RT @paloaltomedical: Happy #NationalDogDay!
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A Boy in Pediatric Intensive Care, A Dog Named Cali, & Lots of Evidence-based Info on Animal-Assisted Therapy

A Boy in Pediatric Intensive Care, A Dog Named Cali,  & Lots of Evidence-based Info on Animal-Assisted Therapy | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
[ed. note: Originally entitled:  Tails from the PICU, the following story is written by Terri Moss and reprinted with permission. The names have been changed to protect patient privacy] We entered ...
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Gretel the School Therapy Dog

Gretel was a pioneer therapy dog in elementary schools in Northampton MA, Napa CA and Westfield MA. She brought fun and comfort into the lives of the childre...
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Therapy dog gives patients joy

Healthcare Heroes Episode 1013.2: Lucys job doesnt pay money instead she gets lots of hugs and pets. Thats because Lucys a dog, and a very special one at tha...
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Health Benefits With Animal Assisted Therapy

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Creature Assisted Therapy is a piece of two new streams. The comprehensive stream talks about all encompassing wellbeing and profound personality and body or arrangement of qualities. The natural stream energizes more noteworthy contact with nature, both vegetable and creature. The creature... http://wbmedic.com/health-benefits-animal-assisted-therapy/


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NBC: Therapy Dogs Relieve USF Students' Stress During Finals

NBC: Therapy Dogs Relieve USF Students' Stress During Finals | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
Students at the University of San Francisco now have the option to take a break from the books...to relax with therapy dogs.

 

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Burcu Sivrikaya's curator insight, October 20, 2014 1:40 AM

We need one of those dogs for UCBX students as well

Briana Renteria's curator insight, December 2, 2014 11:37 AM

Dogs are truly our heroes because it relieves so much pain and negative energy towards anything. They are the reason why were so happy and realize why were happy. Dogs can help anyone when were feeling down, they are our savor. We should appreciate how lucky we are to have such an amazing creature that is still in existences. Dogs can cure anyone heart because they just make people happy.  

Jason Williamson's curator insight, November 17, 2015 2:16 PM

I've had a dog in my life nearly every single day since I was 4 years old, and most do have a magical stress-relieving quality.

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Influence of Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) on the Attachment Representations of Youth in Residential Care | HumaneSpot.org

Influence of Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) on the Attachment Representations of Youth in Residential Care | HumaneSpot.org | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
This is a study of an animal assisted therapy (AAT) program for teenaged trauma survivors in a mental health facility in Spain. Participants visited a farm weekly, and worked with dogs, horses, and other animals.
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School therapy dogs motivate kids at College Community Schools - KCRG

School therapy dogs motivate kids at College Community Schools - KCRG | Pet Therapy | Scoop.it
School therapy dogs motivate kids at College Community Schools
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The College Community school district is expanding a program that teachers say is making a difference. Prairie schools have eight therapy dogs.
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