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Animal-Assisted Therapy: An Exploration of Its History, Healing Benefits, and How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Set Up Programs | Managed Health Care Connect

<b>Affiliations:</b><p>Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ<p><b>Abstract:</b> Animals have long been part of the human experience, serving multiple purposes …

Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other

Those of us who own pets know they make us happy. But a growing body of scientific research is showing that our pets can also make us healthy, or healthier.<p>That helps explain the increasing use of animals — dogs and cats mostly, but also birds, fish and even horses — in settings ranging from …

Animal-assisted therapy with chronic psychiatric inpatients: equine-assisted psychotherapy and aggressive behavior.

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Animal-assisted therapy: is it undervalued as an alternative treatment?

<b>"A pet is an island of sanity in what appears to be an insane world. Friendship retains its traditional values and securities in one's relationship</b> …

From a 1956 photo essay on animal therapy in hospitals, a young polio victim receives treatment and is provided with ducklings for comfort (Francis Miller—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #worldanimalday

AAHA Pet Owner

Is your pet suffering from bad breath? <br>Here are the top 10 things you need to know about your AAHA’s Dental Care Guidelines.<p>Find me <br>Microchipping …

Pets keep us healthy

<b>Nature can be viewed as a huge pharmacy;</b> it contains thousands of components essential to man’s survival. Therefore, the animal world is in a way …

Pets