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Helping Paws Internationaltm/sm is a non-profit, pet assisted therapy organization based in Raleigh, North Carolina. We are composed of members along with their therapy or assistance dogs. Our purpose is to assist healthcare as well as other facilities and individuals to improve the quality of life for patients and staff by providing therapeutic pet-human interaction.


Megan Kendall

Purdue University

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  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. Animal roles
  4. Dogs
  5. Helping behavior
  6. Human-animal relationships
  7. Mammals
  8. Pets and companion animals
  9. therapeutic interactions
  10. therapy programs