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  1. Human-Animal Interaction (HAI) in Research and Clinical Practice

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    Contributor(s):: Dr. Deborah Linder, Dr. Megan Mueller

    Human-animal interaction is any interaction between humans and animals: educational outreach or activities that discuss the topic of animals or pets; pets in households; animal visitation from registered therapy animals; animal assisted therapy (AAT) and animal assisted activities (AAA). As part...

  2. paws4people foundation

    The Mission of the paws4people foundation is to enhance the lives of Active-duty Service Members, Veterans, Inmates (Federal & State), Children/Students, and Seniors by utilizing the “Special Powers” of canine companionship and service displayed by highly trained Assistance Dogs, through...

  3. Pets as Therapy

    Pets As Therapy is a national charity founded in 1983. It is a community based charity providing therapeutic visits to hospitals, hospices, nursing and care homes, special needs schools and a variety of other establishments from volunteers with their pet dogs and cats.Since its beginning over...

  4. Paws for Friendship

    Never looking back, and striving to honor the mission statement, "... volunteers sharing the unconditional love of their personal pets with people in need throughout the world."Paws for Friendship commitment to visiting those in nursing homes, hospitals and assisted living centers is paramount....

  5. Companion Animal Association of Arizona, Inc.

    A non-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to enhancing the quality of lives of people through its Social Pet Therapy Program—certifying and providing social pet therapy teams to the adult residential and healthcare facilities throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area since 1986. Among our...

  6. Therapy Partners, Inc.

    Therapy Partners, Inc.® is dedicated to serving the community by providing professionally trained and certified teams of handlers and animals to work as a therapeutic tool in hospitals, schools, long-term care facilities and other appropriate settings, as requested. They provide goal-oriented...

  7. Therapy ARC

    Therapy ARC welcomes you to its website! We are proud to be a Delta Society® Affiliate and we urge you to look over the Delta Society Website for detailed information and resources regarding the human-animal connection. Therapy ARC's mission is to provide the best possible animal assisted...

  8. Planet Dog Foundation

    From the earliest days of Planet Dog, the founders were committed to creating a national grant program to make maximum impact with limited resources. As a company that celebrates all things dog and that is supported by customers who cherish their pets, Planet Dog is proud to donate 2% of every...

  9. The Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc.

    The Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization which evaluates, tests, trains and qualifies owners and their well behaved dogs as therapy dog teams. These teams give unconditional love, boost self-esteem, and relieve loneliness and boredom. Did you know petting a...

  10. Love on a Leash

    The Foundation for Pet-Provided TherapyA therapy pet's primary function is to brighten someone’s day. The majority of our members are involved in this social side of therapy work. Dogs and their owners visit nursing homes, hospitals and schools to provide emotional support. They put a smile on...

  11. Pet Therapy of the Ozarks

    Pet Therapy of the Ozarks, Inc. is a not-for profit Missouri Corporation organized to provide emotional therapy visits to nursing homes, hospitals, schools, prisons and other facilities. We are based in Springfield, Missouri and serve institutions within a 50 mile radius. As a strictly volunteer...

  12. Therapy Dogs International

    What is Therapy Dogs International? Therapy Dogs International (TDI®) is a volunteer organization dedicated to regulating, testing and registration of therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers for the purpose of visiting nursing homes, hospitals, other institutions and wherever else therapy dogs...

  13. Divine Canines

    Divine Canines provides free animal-assisted therapy services to various populations in Central Texas. Divine Canines was formed in 2004 by a group of dog lovers who had the goal of sharing the unconditional love of dogs with people confined to special needs facilities in Central Texas. We began...

  14. Therapy Dogs United

    Therapy Dogs United, Inc. ~ Dogs Supporting People. We are a 501(c)3 public charity. Our visitation and research-based programs are scheduled as group and individual sessions. All therapeutic or animal-assisted therapy dog visits are made by certified therapy dog teams registered through our...

  15. Prescription Pets

    Since 2000 Rx: Pets has been bringing the healing power of pets to communities in Northern California, specifically in, Redding, Red Bluff, Eureka and Fortuna.Our volunteer Pet Partner® teams are trained for animal assisted activities (AAA), animal assisted therapy (AAT) and Reading Education...

  16. Wags for Hope

    Wags for Hope (WFH) is a non-profit organization that provides volunteers with their pets to bring joy to the lives of others. We visit Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Hospitals and with Hospice. In addition, we supply local libraries and schools with certified R.E.A.D.® teams, who are...

  17. Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee (H.A.B.I.T)

    H.A.B.I.T. is a community group of volunteers working together to explore the circumstances and consequences of the human-animal bond and to promote this valuable bond between people and animals. H.A.B.I.T. is comprised of representatives from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary...

  18. Cornell Companions- Human Animal Bond

    Cornell Companions is a pet visitation program sponsored by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University. Cornell Companions is dedicated to the development of the Human-Animal Bond. Volunteers and their pets visit children with disabilities, nursing home patients and hospital...

  19. Who let the dog out? Implementing a successful therapy dog program in an academic law library

    | Contributor(s):: Julian Aiken, Femi Cadmus

    The motivation for introducing a therapy dog to the Yale Law Library was twofold. Inarguably, attending law school can sometimes be stressful. Studies indicate that, particularly in the first year of law school, when newcomers are adjusting to new teaching methods, materials, external and...

  20. Developing a therapy dog volunteer visitation service

    | Contributor(s):: Sandra C. Fink, Mary Murdock (adviser)

    This document is an account of the process and emotions involved in selecting, developing and implementing a research project on the benefits of a therapy dog volunteer visitation service. It also gives an account of the development of products on therapy dog training to make it easier for...