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Pals for Life
We are a non-profit organization founded in 1985 that brings pets to those who need them throughout the Delaware Valley. Our mission is to enable people to lead happier, healthier, more fulfilling lives through interaction with companion animals.We provide Pet Visitation...
Haku Baldwin Center
Haku Baldwin Center sits on 33.23 acres and our facility includes two full-sized outdoor arenas and one indoor arena. Our schedule is complete with rated horse shows, special events (like our annual Fall Harvest Festival fundraiser) and a range of therapeutic programs. Private...
Contributor(s):: Shannon Kopp, Dr. Annie Petersen
Reconnect to Recover: At its core, an eating disorder is a disease of disconnection—we disconnect from ourselves, from others, and from the present moment. Through animal-assisted therapy, as well as other therapies (yoga, journaling, art therapy), SoulPaws aims to...
Pleeease mommy, can I have one?
Contributor(s):: Pfaff, Leslie Garisto
TheraPet, Inc is a a local organization of volunteers, working together to promote the valuable bond between people and animals (dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, etc. are welcome). Our main purpose is for animals and their owners to visit nursing homes, veterans' homes, rehabilitation...
Welfare of non-traditional pets
Contributor(s):: Schuppli, C. A., Fraser, D., Bacon, H. J.
The keeping of non-traditional or 'exotic' pets has been growing in popularity worldwide. In addition to the typical welfare challenges of keeping more traditional pet species like dogs and cats, ensuring the welfare of non-traditional pets is complicated by factors such as lack of knowledge,...
Furry Friends Pet Assisted Therapy Services is the South Bay's oldest all-volunteer organization devoted to bringing the healing power of animals to those less fortunate in our community. The Furry Friends mission is to consistently facilitate delivery of the love and affection of our volunteers...
Visiting Pet Program
Originally created in 1987, the Visiting Pet Program became an independent 501 C(3) non-profit organization in May 2000. They are the only animal assisted activity/therapy program in the Greater New Orleans Area.
The Truth About Cats and Dogs (and Birds and Fish): Picking the Best Pet for Your Family
| Contributor(s):: Rowley, Barbara
Human-animal relationships: from daily life to animal-assisted therapies
| Contributor(s):: Grandgeorge, M., Hausberger, M.
Animal-assisted therapy: a nursing intervention
| Contributor(s):: Carmack, B. J., Fila, D.
Older people's relationships with companion animals: a pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Prosser, L., Townsend, M., Staiger, P.
Pets in the ward--and the guinea-pig came too
| Contributor(s):: Ainsworth, H.
The significance of companion animals to a geriatric vascular patient: a case study
| Contributor(s):: Fila, D.
Animal-assisted therapy in psychiatric rehabilitation
| Contributor(s):: Marr, C. A., French, L., Thompson, D., Drum, L., Greening, G., Mormon, J., Henderson, I., Hughes, C. W.
Reviews of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) research suggest the need for better controlled and designed research studies to supplement the many case studies and anecdotal reports. This study reports the results of such an investigation where sixty-nine male and female psychiatric inpatients were...
Zoonotic disease concerns in animal-assisted therapy and animal visitation programs
| Contributor(s):: Waltner-Toews, D.
In a survey of 150 systematically selected US animal care agencies and 74 Canadian humane societies to determine the prevalence of animal assisted therapy (AAT) programmes (concerns about, and experience with zoonotic diseases; and precautions taken to prevent zoonotic disease transmission) 69 US...