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  1. Hope's Promise

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    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.

  2. NMSU Therapeutic Riding Program

    The NMSU Therapeutic Riding (TR) Program consists of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) that are designed to improve the quality of life for people of different ages and abilities by using horsemanship programs and outdoor experiential education to develop confidence, self-worth, and...

  3. Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations (HARS)

    Relationship Society of humans and animals, in September 1994, as a sponsor representative Yoshihiro Lin Tokyo University of Agriculture professor, began the activities towards the Society founded by over 70 people of the founders. In two days the University of Tokyo, Komaba April 1995, to...

  4. Chimaira AK

    In the interdisciplinary research field of anthrozoology (rarely also: Animal Studies), the cultural, social and societal importance of nonhuman animals, their relationships with people and the societal human-animal relationships are examined. One focus of the HAS is based on an analysis of the...

  5. Dogs on Campus Pet Therapy Program

    The Dogs On Campus Pet Therapy Program® is designed for university students, faculty and staff. People miss their dogs, an integral part of their family and support system. By acknowledging their separation anxiety, maybe we can bridge the gap between home and heart.

  6. University of Prince Edward Island Atlantic Veterinary College; Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre

    The Centre was launched in September 2000 at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada where it started life in 1994 as the Animal Welfare Unit. The Centre works to improve the welfare of animals through service, research, and education. For...

  7. United States Animal Health Association

    The United States Animal Health Association (USAHA), the nation's animal health forum for over a century, is a science-based, non-profit, voluntary organization. Its 1,100 members are state and federal animal health officials, national allied organizations, regional representatives, and...

  8. Touching Moments

    Touching Moments volunteers take their special pets to facilities for the purpose of being petted and socializing with the recipients creating a therapeutic atmosphere.

  9. Therapy Dogs of Vermont

    Therapy Dogs of Vermont (TDV) is a non-profit organization of highly-trained dogs and their volunteer handlers. Our handler/canine teams work on the emotional health of hospital patients, students in educational settings, residents of nursing/retirement homes, and correctional facilities. Our...

  10. Love On A Leash: Pleasant Valley-Camarillo, CA

    The Pleasant Valley (Camarillo, CA) Chapter of Love On A Leash is comprised of teams of handlers and their pets who volunteer their time and love to provide therapy to members of the community

  11. Beach Animals Reading with Kids (BARK)

    Founded in 2007, BARK is an all-volunteer program that encourages children to increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. Students find it intimidating to read in front of classmates, but love to read to the non-judgmental, calming dogs. BARK now...

  12. Dogs on Call Inc.

    With our membership growing rapidly, Dogs On Call went on to incorporate in 2004 and in 2008 became a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit and, in addition to our membership with Pet Partners, Dogs On Call became a R.E.A.D.® (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) affiliate with Intermountain Therapy...

  13. 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...