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Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) means using animals to help people. It does not mean doing therapy on animals. Many professionals use animals in their work, for example in counselling, physical rehabilitation and education. There are also less structured ways to include animals in working with people, such as animal-assisted activities (AAA). Collectively, this work is known as animal-assisted interventions or AAI.
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Katie Carroll

Location Ferntree Gully Victoria, Australia
URL http://www.ltw.com.au/
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  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. Animal training
  4. Cats
  5. Dogs
  6. Mammals
  7. Psychiatry and psychology
  8. therapy animals