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VA provides service dog benefits to Veterans with mental health disorders (August 18, 2016)
VA announced that the "veterinary health benefit" program for service dogs (provides veterinary well-being and medical/surgical insurance plus some other reimbursements for travel and equipment) will be expanded to include veterans who have mobility impairments due...
Animal-assisted therapy in counseling and school settings. ERIC/CASS Digest.
Contributor(s):: Cynthia Chandler
Recent research and experience has demonstrated that the use of dogs as "co-therapists" may be of assistance to counselors in counseling with withdrawn and non-communicative counselees. The use of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) and animal-assisted activity (AAA) may be another useful...