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  1. Animal assisted therapy: a look at the benefits of integrating therapy dogs into the treatment of adult women suffering from sexual assault related PTSD

    Contributor(s):: Megan House

    Based on the statistical evidence listed above, the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (2014) suggests sexual assault is becoming an epidemic in the United States. In regard to the statistical evidence, Bates (2014) believes that sexual trauma is better resolved with the aid of counseling or...

  2. Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI)

    AAI (Animal-Assisted Interventions) is a term referring to a wide variety of interventions involving animals in order to improve the quality of life for humans. Each type of intervention is unique...

    https://habricentral.org/wiki/AnimalAssistedInterventionsAAI

  3. A 1,200 Pound Therapist and Window to the Mind: An Interview with Hayley Sumner

    15 Sep 2015 | Posted by Katie Carroll

    “You have to earn a horse’s trust by being true, honest, and aware of both the horse and yourself,” said Hayley Sumner, Founder and Executive Director of Berkshire...

    https://habricentral.org/members/2412/blog/2015/09/a-1200-pound-therapist-and-window-to-the-mind-an-interview-with-hayley-sumner

  4. El rol del estrés del manejador de perros de terapia en la terapia asistida con animales. = The role of stress of therapy dog handlers in animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: González-Ramírez, Mónica Teresa, Ortiz-Jiménez, Xóchitl Angélica, Landero-Hernández, René

  5. StarPups

    The STARPups Program is a one of kind animal assisted therapy team. We rescue very special animals and put them into a training program that transfers them into STARPups!  The STARPups Program is a division of STARS Mentoring Services, LLC. Our animal assisted therapy program is a...

  6. Pet Prescription Team

    Pet Prescription Team was founded in 2003 for one purpose, to help pet owners train and certify their family pets for assisted therapy visits. Pet Prescription Team developed it's own personal Training manual and Policy and Procedure manual as well as classes to assist in the certification process.

  7. San Diego Love on a Leash

    Our organization is comprised of teams of handlers and their pets who volunteer their time and love to members of our community:•Hospitals, hospices, emergency areas and homes to comfort those in need;•Senior health centers, assisted living centers, adult day care centers,...

  8. Aggieland Pets with a Purpose

    We are a group of volunteers who enjoy working with our pets to help serve our community. If you are interested in joining us, please browse our site and contact us with any questions! Aggieland Pets With A Purpose is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to enriching the lives of Brazos...

  9. Faithful Paws

    FAITHFUL PAWS PET THERAPY PROGRAM makes scheduled monthly visits to many facilities in and around Houston, Texas. We were founded in June of 1997 and are sponsored by Bellaire United Methodist Church. We currently have about 300 certified human-pet teams and visit about 85 facilities. PURPOSE: A...

  10. Welcome Waggers

    Welcome! Thank you for your interest in therapy dogs. Is your dog social? At least a year old? A people lover? Well-mannered? Comfortable around other dogs? Then becoming a Therapy Dog team with Welcome Waggers may be just right for you!Welcome Waggers is a local volunteer therapy dog group...

  11. Health Heelers

    Health Heelers is a truly unique Animal-Assisted Therapy service and welcomes the opportunity to bring that service to you!Do you work in a place where you'd like to see a Therapy Dog program developed to benefit the people you serve?Are you a professional interested in incorporating Therapy Dogs...

  12. Therapy Pet Pals of Texas, Inc

    Mission Statement: Recruit and train volunteers for work in pet therapy, and promote the Human/Animal bond through pet visitation programs. Work with healthcare professionals in institutions where pet therapy programs would enhance the quality of life for patients.Provide institutionalized...

  13. Paws & Hearts

    "Paws & Hearts" is a Pet Therapy Visitation Organization, which was founded in December, 2000. We are a registered Not-For-Profit (501 C3) community based volunteer group. We are located in Palm Desert, CA and serve the entire Coachella Valley with our Canine Ambassadors. Seven days of the week...

  14. A New Leash on Life, Inc

    A New Leash on Life, Inc. is an Oklahoma-based organization that changes people’s lives by utilizing the special abilities of Service Dogs and Therapy Dogs. Our Service Dog and Therapy Dog training programs help Oklahomans with a variety of special needs to live more independently, develop...

  15. Love on 4 Paws Animal Assisted Therapy

    Love on 4 Paws is an animal assisted therapy program that provides trained volunteer handler and therapy animal teams to local hospitals and schools. At present there are about 120 active (human) volunteers in the program. Each volunteer brings his / her dog, cat, or rabbit at a scheduled time...

  16. Luckdragon's Angels

    Luckdragon's Angels Pet Therapy Group's mission is threefold:•To promote public awareness of our dedicated volunteer therapy dog and handler teams serving southern New Hampshire•To train, mentor, and certify qualified teams to work in our communities•To be a...

  17. Therapeutic Paws of Canada

    Therapeutic Paws of Canada is a non-profit organization of volunteers providing animal resources for human needs (physical, mental, educational, motivational, socialization) through regular visits to hospitals, residences, schools, etc.

  18. B.A.R.K. (Building Academic Retention Through K9's)

    Standing for "Building Academic Retention Through K9's", B.A.R.K. is a dog therapy programme run under the direction of Dr. Ty Binfet at UBC Okanagan. B.A.R.K. brings together UBCO students, therapy dogs and handlers, and faculty in an effort to reduce stress for students, create a comfortable...

  19. Xenophon Therapeutic Riding Center

    Xenophon offers both Therapeutic Riding and Hippotherapy. Each uses the multidimensional movement of the horse to positively affect physical, psychological, and behavioral functioning. In Hippotherapy, specially trained physical, occupational, or speech therapists perform treatment using the...

  20. Quad Cities Canine Assistance Network, Inc

    QC CAN was founded by a group of people with common interests in training Service, or Assistance Dogs, and Therapy dogs who felt that a service dog organization should be financially transparent and well organized, with a value on every person involved! We are the ONLY Service Dog Organization in...