Animal-Assisted Therapy: Dogs as Healers and Helpers


 

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Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) is increasingly being accepted in healthcare clinical settings as well as private therapy practices.

Among those benefiting are seniors, students, patients in recovery, people with intellectual and physical disabilities and those approaching end of life. Therapy dogs and assistance dogs are being recognized as a valuable part of human society. Helping wounded military to mend from physical and emotional damage.

 

An in-depth look at animal-assisted therapy from a patient’s best friend, Dr. Dog.

Source: Animal-Assisted Therapy: Paging Dr. Dog

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