Animals in Society Programs (UC-Davis)
The mission of the Center for Companion Animal Health is to provide a core program which encourages, fosters and facilitates programs in all aspects of health, well-being and disease of companion 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...
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.
Healthy Pets Healthy People
Most households in the United States have at least one pet. Why do people have pets? There are many reasons. Pets can decrease your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels, and feelings of loneliness. Pets can increase your opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities and...
I-CAT: International Cat-Assisted Therapy
We are a volunteer organization of cat owners/handlers/guardians who believe in the value of animal-assisted activities and who provide therapy to people in need. I-CAT seeks to be an educational resource on therapy cats, providing support and information to cat therapy teams, facilities...
Moving With Pets
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| Contributor(s):: Dylan Kaarlsen
When you go new places® every member of your family should be at ease. Cats, dogs and other animals are especially sensitive to moving. The secret to pet relocation is planning. Follow these pointers and ask your Atlas Agent if you have questions. This guide will help prepare you to move...
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....
Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal
| Contributor(s):: David Menor
Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a multidisciplinary journal, Pet Behaviour Science welcomes submissions from the arts and humanities, behavioural and...
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...
Pets by the Numbers
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...
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...