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  1. Courthouse Dogs

    Courthouse Dogs Foundation is dedicated to promoting justice through the use of professionally trained dogs to provide emotional support to everyone in the criminal justice system. They offer their experience and expertise to assist your agency or jurisdiction in the development of a successful...

  2. New pet visit guidelines aim to control infections

    | Contributor(s):: Lisa Bryden

    No llamas, reptiles or ponies allowed. Those might seem altogether sensible, if not self-evident restrictions when talking about hospitals and long-term care facilities.

  3. Therapy dogs in the emergency department

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    | Contributor(s):: Nickolas Nahm, Jill Lubin, Jeffrey Lubin, Blake K. Bankwitz, McAllister Castelaz, Xin Chen, Joel C. Shackson, Manik N. Aggarwal, Vicken Y. Totten

    Introduction: This study examined acceptance by staff and patients of a therapy dog (TD) in the emergency department (ED).Methods: Immediately after TD visits to a University Hospital ED, all available ED staff, patients, and their visitors were invited to complete a survey.Results: Of 125...

  4. Animal-assisted therapy: a volunteer's perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Jesse Rose Moorhead

    Animal Assisted Therapy is a non-traditional therapy method that has gained recognition in recent years. The literature on the subject is largely provided by professional counselors and licensed social workers. This study investigated the perspectives of the volunteer animal handlers who...

  5. Zoonotic disease concerns in animal-assisted therapy and animal visitation programs

    | Contributor(s):: David Waltner-Toews

    A survey was done of 150 systematically selected United States animal care agencies and 74 Canadian humane societies to determine the prevalence of animal assisted therapy (AAT) programs; concerns about, and experience with, zoonotic diseases; and precautions taken to prevent zoonotic disease...

  6. On Dogs and Dying: Inspirational Stories from Hospice Hounds

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    | Contributor(s):: Michael A. Rivera

    Dogs know when we are feeling down. They love it when we are happy and seeking friendship and fun, and they understand when we are feeling sad and desperate. This book presents a series of real-life tales of the positive effects dogs have had on people at the end of their lives, chronicling the...