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  1. Assistance Dogs Australia

    Assistance Dogs Australia provides freedom and independence to people with physical disabilities.We are a national charity that trains Labradors and Golden Retrievers to perform everyday tasks for people with disabilities. Assistance Dogs increase independence, reduce reliance on human caregivers...

  2. Natural Dog Training Provides New Ways To Understand And Manage Stresses Of Canine Assisted Work

    | Contributor(s):: Jean Marie Thompson, Kevin Behan

    Limiting dis-stress experienced by assisted therapy, crisis response, and combat comfort dogs is a concern of handlers, organizations, and researchers. Dogs communicate feelings via body language especially muzzle expressions and physical behaviors that people and other animals recognize....

  3. Friends for Folks

    Friends for Folks is located in Lexington, OK that connects inmates and abused and abandoned dogs to prepare the dogs to be family pets or service dogs. This highly successful program is expanding to other Oklahoma prisons in hopes of bringing positive change to inmates, abandoned dogs and people...

  4. A horse for Haley

    | Contributor(s):: Madera, Catherine

  5. Behavioural problems in dogs: handling and aggression

    | Contributor(s):: Heath, S.

  6. How "natural" training methods can affect equine mental state? A critical approach - a review

    | Contributor(s):: Rozempolska-Rucinska, I., Trojan, M., Kosik, E., Prochniak, T., Gorecka-Bruzda, A.

  7. 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.

  8. Paws for Purple Hearts

    Paws for Purple Hearts (PPH) is the first program of its kind to offer therapeutic intervention for Veterans and active-duty military personnel by teaching those with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to train service dogs for their comrades with combat-related injuries. PPH is built upon the...

  9. K-9 Care Unit

    The K-9 Care Unit is a group of volunteer pet therapy teams who enjoy sharing their special dogs with others. The group was founded in 2003, inspired by a therapy dog named Rafter who was a cancer survivor, visiting a young Summerville boy with brain cancer.

  10. PAWS of CNY

    PAWS of CNY, Inc. (formerly Sunshine Friends, Inc.) is a non-profit organization located in Central New York that is dedicated to enriching the lives of people and animals through mutually beneficial interaction. Over 200 volunteers across Onondaga, Oswego, Cortland, Madison and Cayuga Counties...

  11. Disability Assistance Dogs

    Disability Assistance Dogs trains service dogs of various types for disabled people and teaches disabled people how to work with service dogs. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and others through the use of trained assistance dogs.

  12. Merlin's KIDS

    Merlin’s KIDS provides Certified Service animals by rescuing, rehabilitating, and training shelter dogs to become service animals for children with autism and other special needs as well as veterans.

  13. Healing Paws

    Healing Paws, Inc. provide professional animal-assisted activities/therapy (AAA/T) services in health care facilities and assists facilities in starting and maintaining therapy animal programs, customized to meet their needs.Healing Paws employs individuals with post-graduate degrees in the...

  14. Therapeutic Riding II: Strategies for Rehabilitation

    | Contributor(s):: Engel, Barbara Teichman

  15. Carol Davenport

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  16. Soldier's Best Friend

    To provide United States military veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with a trained Service or Therapeutic Companion Dog, most of these dogs of which will be rescued from local shelters. This is accomplished by pairing the veteran with a...

  17. Creature Comfort Pet Therapy

    Creature Comfort Founders, Joan Baer and Annie Murphy met while they were co-workers running a pet therapy program at a large animal welfare organization. During this time, they noticed a rising interest in pet therapy- both from pet owners wanting to get their pets certified and from facilities...

  18. Creating a bond with your horse

    | Contributor(s):: Marks, Kelly

  19. In harmony with your horse : how to build a lasting relationship

    | Contributor(s):: Albinson, Clare

  20. Therapeutic riding

    | Contributor(s):: Engel, Barbara Teichmann