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  1. Paws Assisting Veterans (PAVE)

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    Paws Assisting Veterans is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Veterans suffering from mental and/or physical disabilities through trained service dogs, empowering them and their families to achieve lifelong successes and to pave their way home....

  2. Angeles en Cuatro Patas (Angels on Four Legs)

    We are a rehabilitation center and nonprofit dedicated to children and adolescents with special physical and mental needs.Angels on four legs began its activity over twenty-three years ago as an idea of ​​social work aimed at children with mild and chronic disabilities. This institution...

  3. The Effect of Dog Interaction through Therapy Trained Animals or Harrisonburg-Rockingham SPCA Volunteering on High Achieving First Year College Student Adjustment Period

    | Contributor(s):: Kamille L. Aiello

    Transitioning to college is a big change. A change that can be life altering for some students, especially when they realize that transitioning to college also means leaving their beloved companion at home. This research study proposes an Animal Assisted Activity intervention for high achieving...

  4. Animals in recovery: how to develop an animal therapy program at a residential treatment facility for people with a mental health diagnosis

    | Contributor(s):: Sarah Ann Kintz

    Animal therapy has many health benefits for people and can be incorporated into the mental health recovery process. People with a mental health diagnosis can suffer from many negative mental health symptoms. Currently there is not a formal animal therapy program for people living at a residential...

  5. Strides to Success

    Strides to Success is a PATH Premier Accredited Facility that serves as a resource for individuals, families, organizations, mental health professionals and schools that utilize authentic learning experiences to foster positive character and leadership development.  Strides, a non-profit...

  6. Pet Village Cooperativa Sociale

    Pet Village is a social cooperative that strives for the design and implementation of Assisted Programs with the Animals - PET THERAPY - in the field of education , therapy and rehabilitation . The Pet Therapy is the set of educational and rehabilitative interventions carried out with the aid of...

  7. Service dogs, psychiatric hospitalization, and the ADA

    | Contributor(s):: Muramatsu, Russ S., Thomas, Kelly Jones, Leong, Stephanie L., Ragukonis, Frank

  8. Rehabilitation, Education, Assessment Center for Hippotherapy (REACH)

    Our mission is to provide high quality assessment and rehabilitation programmes using the horse to provide a treatment strategy for adults and children with physical, mental, social and learning disabilities and as such allow more people to benefit from Hippotherapy and associated services.

  9. H.O.R.S.E.S. Inc

    H.O.R.S.E.S., Inc. (Helping Others Reach Success using Equine Services), is a PATH, Intl. Equine Assisted Therapy Center. We are a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization that is run on grants, donations and with the assistance of volunteers. We have several programs to...

  10. Paws 4 Love HPHP

    To help people through beneficial contacts with companion, therapy animals and deliver quality animal-assisted activity and therapy programs, to unite people who have mental and physical disabilites and patients in health-care facilities with professionally trained animals to help improve their...

  11. Equi-Kids

    Equi-Kids provides, promotes and supports equine assisted activities for individuals who have mental, physical, emotional, social or learning disabling conditions

  12. Canadian Service Dog Foundation

    Canadian Service Dog Foundation Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to assisting people who live with a serious disability through use of trained service dogs, assistance dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals; and to support human safety through use of trained police service...

  13. EAGALA

    Founded in 1999, EAGALA is the leading international nonprofit association for professionals using equine therapy to address mental health and human development needs. Our vision is that every person worldwide will have access to these services known as Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine...

  14. Special Equestrians

    Celebrating 31 years of service, Special Equestrians offers equine-assisted therapies and activities to riders from ages 2 to 72. With 15 horses of all sizes, shapes, colors, and breeds, 17 mostly part-time staff members, and 100 volunteers, we serve more than 100 children and adults each week...

  15. Alaska Dog Works

    Alaska Dog Works has been training therapy dogs for the past decade. At Alaska Dog Works we pride ourselves on all of our training and its many benefits to our clients. But in particular we pride ourselves on the work that we devote to our service teams and our therapy teams. Alaska Dog Works...

  16. River Cities Therapy and Recreation Center, Inc.

    RCTRC is a 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt, non-profit organization, dedicated to the well being of children and adults through equine facilitated therapy.

  17. Royal Dutch Guide Dog Foundation

    The Royal Dutch Guide Dog Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides people with disabilities with specially trained dogs. The Royal Dutch Guide Dog Foundation breeds future guide dogs, cares for socializing and educating young dogs, trains guide dogs and service dogs, provides...

  18. Therapeutic Medical Alert Service Dogs

    Therapeutic Medical Alert Service Dogs is dedicated to helping individuals with physical and mental health challenges with the aid of uniquely trained service dogs.

  19. Cognitive Improvement of Children in Water with and without Dolphins

    | Contributor(s):: Nathanson, David E., de Faria, Sherri

    Orienting nonverbal responses and verbal responses of eight children with mental disabilities interacting in water with dolphins and in water with favorite toys away from dolphins were recorded and analyzed on videotape. Significant improvements in hierarchical cognitive responses occurred when...