The HABRI Foundation is calling for research proposals to investigate the health outcomes of pet ownership and/or animal-assisted activity or therapy, both for the people and the animals involved. To learn more, visit https://habri.org/grants/funding-opportunities/ close

 
You are here: Home / Tags / Animal-assisted therapies + Dogs / Websites

Tags: Animal-assisted therapies + Dogs

Resources (1-20 of 838)

  1. Medial Mutts

    Contributor(s):: Jennifer Cattet

    Medical Mutts is a dog training organization specialized in the training Diabetes Alert Dogs, Seizure Dogs as well as Service Dogs for other medical, physical or psychiatric conditions. Medical Mutts is also involved in research in the field of medical detection.

  2. Dreamcatcher Nature Assisted Therapy Ltd.

    Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona

    This is a website that links to an organization that practices Animal Assisted Therapy, Equine Facilitated Counselling and offers Certification and Trainings in Animal Assisted Therapy and Wellness. This organization is located in Alberta Canada.

  3. The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients

    There are approximately 5.3 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more with some other form of dementia. New advancements are being made every year in the medical field to treat these conditions medically, but there are also studies behind a new form of...

  4. North Star Therapy Animals

    Contributor(s):: Alison Humphrey

    North Star Therapy Animals (NSTA) is a volunteer organization based in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. NSTA is comprised of registered therapy animal teams and individuals who are passionate about animal therapy and the benefits that animal therapy brings to our community....

  5. PETPOSITIVE

    The Malaysian Animal-Assisted Therapy for the Disabled and Elderly Association (Petpositive) is the first – and only – nationally registered non-profit Society in the country which uses animals to empower the lives of disabled and elderly persons. We work with all pets. We reach out...

  6. K-9's & Friends

    K-9's & Friends teams are local owners who love sharing their dogs with those in need of canine therapy in the community.  They love to visit and share stories and information about the dogs.  They are available to do both casual meet and greet visits, as well as informational...

  7. Psych Central: The Truth About Animal-Assisted Therapy

    Contributor(s):: Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    Psych Central features some information about the psychological benefits associated with animal-assisted therapy.  Animals have proven to be quite helpful as an adjunct to a therapeutic process.  Animal-assisted therapy helps individuals develop motor skills, communication skills, and...

  8. Service Canines

    Service Canines is dedicated to providing all the information about service/therapy/emotional support dogs in one place. Whether you are looking for a dog for yourself or trying to determine if your dog is therapy dog material, we are your source for service dog info.

  9. Dogs In Service

    Dogs In Service believes that dogs and humans can have a special bond that promotes a working relationship. Years ago (and in some places even now) dogs had the opportunity to do what they were bred to do. Dogs worked with man all day guarding or herding sheep, hunting, pulling a wagon etc.Dogs...

  10. Risks and Benefits to Spaying and Neutering Your Dog

    | Contributor(s):: Denise Flaim

    Risks and Benefits to Spaying and Neutering Your DogThe growing debate over when – or even if – it is always best to spay or neuter.Resource from Whole Dog Journal:“Pediatric” spay surgery helps shelters adopt puppies quickly. But some experts worry that early spay surgery can cause health...

  11. Service Dogs Central

    Service Dog Central is a community of service dog partners and trainers working together to bring you our combined knowledge about service dogs. Our goal is to bring you the latest, most accurate, most useful information about service dogs available anywhere.Whether you are a person with a...

  12. School Therapy Dogs - Education Professionals Working with Therapy Dogs to Help Kids

    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer VonLintel

    Working with a therapy dog in a school setting provides a unique set of opportunities and challenges. This website provides information regarding one school counselor's development of elementary school facility dog program. It addresses specific considerations in the risk management of having a...

  13. Guide Dog Schools Resource List

    With more than 50,000 members, the National Federation of the Blind is the largest and most influential membership organization of blind people in the United States. The NFB improves blind people's lives through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and...

  14. Assistance Animals

    This page contains information on service and assistance animals used by people with disabilities.On March 15, 2011 the definition of a "service animal" under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) changed and now defines a "service animal" as a dog that has been individually trained to do...