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Apr 2019

  1. Therapy dogs in action throughout West Valley

    West Valley health care centers have been using nonprofit JFCS therapy dogs to provide service. JFCS enrollment and eligibility manager Alex Warren discusses their benefits and the differences between therapy dogs and service dogs or emotional support dogs.

  2. Students benefit by reading pages to pups

    Students at Lien Elementary School in Amery, Wisconsin have been getting the opportunity to read to dogs from Black Brook Kennels since the beginning of this school year.

  3. China Focus: National Park tackles human-wildlife conflict

    Sanjiangyuan National Park is responding to a rise in human-animal conflicts with an insurance policy. While a recent pay-out went to the first loss of human life, the insurance may also be used to compensate local herdsmen for lost livestock.

  4. Equine therapy can help brain injury patients, study finds

    University of Basel researchers have researched the impact of AAT on patients suffering from brain injuries. They found that it can significantly improve their social behavior and communication skills. The study was published in Scientific Reports.