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  1. A Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Long-Term Care Facilities

    Contributor(s):: Jenna Ebener, Hunhui Oh

    Past research fails to make connections comparing appropriate settings for the benefits of different species of therapy and resident animals in long-term care facilities specifically for the elderly. Two types of animal-assisted interactions (therapy and resident) and four animal species (birds,...

  2. Truth about cats and dogs: weighing the pros and cons of pet therapy

    Contributor(s):: Vickery, Kathleen

  3. Process, perspectives and benefits of animal assisted therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Laurie Christine Paquette

    The purpose of this study was to understand mental health/human services professionals‟ processes, perspectives, and beliefs about animal assisted therapy. There has been an increase in the use of animals in therapy over the last 40 years. Animals are being used to help clients with a variety...