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  1. Paws and Think, Inc.

    Paws and Think, Inc. was founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) organization to bring the benefits off the human-animal bond to both people and dogs.  Our Mission is Improving lives through the power of the human-dog connection.  We do this through our Youth-Canine programs, helping at-risk or...

  2. Therapeutic activities associating the animal, for a better quality of life in the hospital

    Contributor(s):: Didier Vernay

    It is common to say or publish that the Animal-AAA Therapeutic Activities in the hospital are pioneers. This statement becomes false. In France, we now have a history, theoretical foundations, concepts, programs and current experiments that deny this position (ref. "The dog: a partner of...

  3. Caring Paws

    Caring Paws is a non-profit, tax exempt (501(c)(3), volunteer organization, who along with our registered Pet Partners animals (dogs, cats, pocket pets, etc.) serve the Greater Lafayette, Indiana area.  We provide animal assisted interactions to a wide variety of groups.Some of the groups we...

  4. Careing Paws

    CAREing Paws, Inc. is a local group of registered therapy teams in Georgia that conduct visits in places such as nursing homes, hospitals, libraries and schools. We are a network of compassionate individuals who are willing to share our special animals in order to bring joy and happiness to others.

  5. Fuzzy Therapy Miniature Horses, Inc.

    Our mission is to bring smiles to everyone by sharing the love from our little horses with big hearts. Our little horses have been effective in helping people who are withdrawn to open up and become interactive. We provide education during our visits to share the knowledge we have about miniature...

  6. Paws of Love Therapy Dogs

    The program was established to provide comfort, company and assistance for those in healthcare and education facilities throughout the community.  We believe that life is more precious when trust, unconditional love and respect exist as the primary bond between animals and people.Seeing your...

  7. Pawsitive Pets

    Pawsitive Pets, Inc. pet assisted therapy services works with rehabilitation facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, hospitals, hospice, public libraries, schools and more. Our teams volunteer their time and love sharing the comfort, healing and connection of the human...

  8. Canine Concern

    Canine Concern helps the sick, lonely and elderly by providing visiting dogs to homes and hospitals.Canine Concern volunteers visit care home residents and hospital patients for about an hour each week or fortnight, on a regular basis, so that a good rapport is beginning to be established after...

  9. Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal

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    Contributor(s):: David Menor

    Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a multidisciplinary journal, Pet Behaviour Science welcomes submissions from the arts and humanities, behavioural and...

  10. Taiwan Dr. Dog Program

    The Taiwan Dr. Dog program was initiated by Ms. Shirley Chen in 1999, with help from Animal Asia Foundation in Hong Kong. It provides regular visits to nursing homes, hospitals and special education centers in the Taipei, TaiChung and KaoHsiung areas in Taiwan. Currently, the Taiwan Dr. Dogs...

  11. Japanese Animal Hospital Association (JAHA)

    The Japanese Animal Hospital Association (JAHA) is a public interest incorporated association authorized by the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan.To achieve the goal of creating a society, where human animal interactions enhance the health and welfare of humans, JAHA promotes various public...

  12. The PawZone

    Here at the PawZone we are actively involved in all forms of dog activities including therapy work, search and rescue, obedience training, carting and just plain enjoying our dogs.We hold private and group classes for pet owners, but are most passionate about training dogs through the Missouri...

  13. Therapiehunde Schweiz VTHS

    The association ‘Therapiehunde Schweiz VTHS’ is an organisation for the promotion of animal-assisted therapy. The association was registered in 1994 as a non-profit, charitable organisation and is a member of IAHAIO (International Association of Human Animal Inter-Organisations). The...

  14. The Effect of the presence of a pet animal on the socialization behavior of withdrawn hospitalized persons with a psychiatric diagnosis

    | Contributor(s):: Barbara P. Olchowy

    In recent years increased attention has been given to the special benefits that animals provide to the medically ill, the emotionally disturbed, the elderly, the physically impaired and the normal healthy person.  The effect of the presence of animal companionship has been associated with...

  15. Paws Up, Inc.

    Paws Up, Inc. is a Pet Partners® Community Partner providing Animal Assisted Therapy and Animal Assisted Activities to our community.We currently have approximately 50 teams of handlers and dogs (Registered Pet Partners ® Teams )Paws Up currently visits the following Corpus Christi,...

  16. An Overview of Animal Facilitated Therapy

    | Contributor(s):: K.l. Boucher, L.A. Will

    An 81 year old woman sat in her wheelchair in front of a window at a nursing home surrounded by her family whom she no longer recognized. She had been in the home for two years, her mental and physical health steadily deteriorating. She spoke a language all her own, no longer could anyone...

  17. Human-Canine Healing: Anthony Barnett at TEDxLawrence

    Exploring the belief that by embracing the true symbiotic nature of the relationship between canines and humans, can we reach our full healing potential.Anthony graduated from Baker University in 2000 and has completed the Triple Crown Academy for Professional Dog Trainers distance education...

  18. On the Cover

    | Contributor(s):: Fergenson, Michael

  19. Dogs Helping Humans Heal: Moschell Coffey at TEDxUMassAmherst

    | Contributor(s):: Moschell Coffey

     Moschell Coffey speaks about the relationship between dogs and humans and the ways that dogs and humans can improve each other's health and well-being. She discusses therapy animals, the types of facilities they visit, and the people they help.

  20. Columbia River Pet Partners

    Columbia River Pet Partners is a Community Partner of the national Pet Partners organization. We are based in Vancouver, WA, just across the Columbia River from Portland, OR, and serve the greater Vancouver–Portland area and beyond. Our mission is to enrich people's lives and promote...