The Importance of Establishing Assistance Animal Policies in your Library
| Contributor(s):: Maureen Rust, Mary Wise
Many library employees do not understand fully the laws and rules regarding service animals and the rights of persons with disabilities who work with service animals. Employees do not necessarily know the differences between service animals, therapy animals, and emotional support animals. It is...
We Invited a Llama to our Library and Here's what Happened: Animal Assisted Activities at the Library
| Contributor(s):: Kelly Hallisy, Ben Hogben
Ask a Catbrarian: Marketing Library Services Using a Cat
| Contributor(s):: Teagan Eastman, Jennifer Saulnier, Kati Richardson
This case study aims to describe how employees at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Undergraduate Library (UGL) utilized a cat mascot as part of a marketing campaign to promote awareness of library resources and services and to overcome undergraduate students’ library...
People & Animals
People & Animals UK is a Community Interest Company (No. 09738365) providing animal and land-based therapeutic interventions, activities, education and skills development opportunities for children, young people and adults to support and enhance the physical, emotional and social well-being...
How therapy dogs can be an intervention tool for struggling readers | Karen Burns | TEDxSaltLakeCity
| Contributor(s):: Karen Burns
Learning to read is arguably one of the most important skills taught in school, and it is no surprise how challenging it can be. Karen Burns knows how the reading skills gap can affect someone for their entire life. In this poignant, and sometimes funny, talk, Karen tells us how man's best...
Alliance of Therapy Dogs
Alliance of Therapy Dogs is a national organization with its corporate office located in Cheyenne, WY. ATD was incorporated in the year 1990. Currently we have 12,000+ handler/dog teams in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories. It is a goal of ATD to provide registration,...
The mission of Hope's Promise is to provide physical, mental, and emotional support and to teach new skills to a wide range of children and adults with special needs through equine assisted activity programs.
Paws and Think, Inc.
Paws and Think, Inc. was founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) organization to bring the benefits off the human-animal bond to both people and dogs. Our Mission is Improving lives through the power of the human-dog connection. We do this through our Youth-Canine programs, helping at-risk or...
Therapy Dogs in Academic Libraries: A Way to Foster Student Engagement and Mitigate Self-Reported Stress during Finals
| Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, McDevitt, Theresa
Beyond Therapy Dogs: Coordinating Large-Scale Finals Week Activities
| Contributor(s):: Flynn, Holly
Therapy dogs' presence steadily grows in libraries
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| Contributor(s):: M. Schwartz
Miniature Donkeys for Wellbeing
We bring our gentle and friendly miniature donkeys to your community group, voluntary organisation, dementia group or special needs group. Basically, we visit anywhere where a mood boosting donkey visit would help people with their wellbeing. If you want our donkeys to come to a Wedding,...
So You Have A Dog?
| Contributor(s):: Donald Irwin Craig
So You Have a Dog? © Donald I. Craig, Jr., 2014 “We have had civilizations without horses and even civilizations without the wheel, but never civilizations without dogs. No dogs, no humanity.” – Piero Scanziani, Italian...
Therapy Dogs of Boulder County
The TDBC is a group of like-minded people (and their dogs) gathered together to enhance and perform the wonderful services of therapy dog work for Boulder County, Colorado and surrounding areas.The TDBC is a website attempting to bring all therapy dog teams operating in Boulder County,...
Inland Empire Therapy Dogs
Inland Empire Therapy Dogs, Inc. is devoted to bringing the benefits of interacting with well-trained, friendly dogs to people in healthcare, education and community settings in the Inland Empire. Our services are covered by liability insurance and are always provided free of charge.
Furry Angels of Freehold
The "FURRY ANGELS" is a local chapter of BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL THERAPY DOGS that visit facilities in Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex and Burlington County. We provide "Read to a Dog" programs at schools and libraries, and we provide comfort to patients in hospitals,...
Mobile Minis is a 501c3, non-profit outreach serving the under-served in our community with our loving rescued and donated miniature horses! We visit assisted living facilities, hospices, schools, homes, memory care centers, churches, hospitals and more. ...
KL Pony Therapy
K L Therapy providing a unique service in the UK – bringing pony magic to your home or event!Where People Come First. We will bring a smile to you with positive results with Pony Therapy.Katy started the business as she has a genuine interest in people young and old and pony’s...
Furry Friends Therapy Dogs
Furry Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. was founded by a group of like-minded persons who were involved in visits to several local care giving facilities. This venture, in time, evolved into an organization which, in addition to visiting various facilities, recruits and evaluates other...
Merciful Minis is a group of women (and men) who love horses and want to share this love with other people. Our goal is to bring our therapy mini Falabella horses to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, veterans activities etc. in the south Cook County area around Homer Glen, IL.