New Directions in Canine Assisted Therapy: Tales from Four Labradoodles, Part 1
15 Aug 2014 |
Posted by Patty Dobbs Gross
North Star Luna
North Star Foundation is now in her fourteenth year of incorporation as nonprofit; to date we have helped over 200 children all over the world socially, emotionally and...
Midlands Pet Therapy
Midlands Pet Therapy is a group of volunteers in the Omaha, Nebraska area that enjoy sharing their dogs with patients and residents of all ages in facilities all around Omaha and the surrounding communities. We visit people in all types of care including assisted living, Alzheimer’s...
We are a program providing recreational therapeutic riding and Hippotherapy. These are alternative forms of therapy using horses as the tools for therapy. We began in 2002 as a service to those In Need in the South Tulsa area who would otherwise have to travel long distance for the...
Pawsitive Friendships, LLC
Our Mission To provide quality in home therapy services with unconditional care and compassion to all clients. Our Goal It is our goal at Pawsitive Friendships to provide each clients the opportunity to achive their therapy goals with confiendence. We differ from other companies,...
Crossroads Center, Inc. is a non-profit organization that offers children and adults with disabilities the benefits of equine assisted activities. No rider is turned away due to financial hardship.
Ranch Hand Rescue
Ranch Hand rescue fills a much needed special niche in dealing with the worst-of-the-worst animal abuse and neglect cases. After they are rehabilitated, our special resident animals are given a job to do. They are introduced to people with psychological and emotional challenges....
Support Dogs, Inc.
We area national nor-for-profit organization that offers dignity, hope, and independence by providing highly skilled assistance dogs to individuals with disabilities, and uniquely trained therapy dogs to serve the community.
Critter Assisted Therapy
Critter Assisted Therapy, is a service offered by Critterish Allsorts, to provide animal assisted therapy services to individual's, groups and institutions, as well as local authorities and private providers of mental health care.
Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Colorado
Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Colorado (AATPC) is the largest outpatient counseling and psychotherapy organization in North America that utilizes a wide range of animals as a regular part of their work. Our work expands into the Boulder area, where so many nature lovers and animal lovers...
Happy Tails Pet Therapy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Happy Tails volunteers share the unconditional love of their pets with people of all ages with physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs at healthcare facilities, social agencies and special needs programs throughout the metro...
Dogs In Service
Dogs In Service believes that dogs and humans can have a special bond that promotes a working relationship. Years ago (and in some places even now) dogs had the opportunity to do what they were bred to do. Dogs worked with man all day guarding or herding sheep, hunting, pulling a wagon etc.Dogs...
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...
Summit Therapy Animals
Summit Therapy Animals is an organization whose volunteers enrich the lives of others through the powerful human-animal bond. We promote and provide animal assisted therapy and animal assisted activities in a variety of settings throughout the Colorado Summit. We utilize the therapeutic nature of...
Young's Funny Farm
Young's Funny Farm, located in PA, utilizes a variety of rescued animals for therapy work.
Goldstar Animals Helping People Inc.
Goldstar Animals Helping People, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation licensed in the state of New Mexico. The mission of Goldstar Animals Helping People is to improve the quality of life for the residents of northern New Mexico through a therapeutic program which includes services and...
Canines in the Courtroom
| Contributor(s):: Debra S. Hart-Cohen
This article discusses the growing interest in using therapy dogs in courtrooms.
Cloud Dancers Therapeutic Horsemanship Program, Inc.
Cloud Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides equine-assisted experiences for individuals who are mentally, physically, emotionally or socially challenged.
Caring Canines Visiting Therapy Dogs, Inc.
Caring Canines is an all-volunteer group of owners and their registered therapy dogs. All visits are offered free of charge as a community service. The main visitation program consists of scheduled group visits with an average of 4 to 6 dogs at assisted living facilities, nursing homes,...
Whisper Hill Clydesdales Special Needs Foundation
Whisper Hill Clydesdales (WHC) is a non-profit foundation dedicated to offering equine experiences to people with special needs. Whether those needs are physical, developmental, or emotional, WHC is here to put a smile on anyone's face. The organization offeres wagon rides pulled by Cldesdale...
Reading with Rover
Reading with Rover is a literacy program that provides services to the Puget Sound area of Washington State. Reading with Rover provides volunteers and therapy dogs to schools, libraries, and bookstores to help children with reading disabilities feel more comfortable while reading.