What is Animal Assisted Therapy?

Animal-Assisted Therapy is a therapeutic intervention that uses dogs to compliment or conduct traditional therapies. Dogs provide a sense of calm, comfort and safety as well as affection, attention, & relaxation.

Who benefits from Animal Assisted therapy? Those who are:

· Dealing with a cognitive impairment

· Experiencing grief and loss

· Feeling isolated

· Dealing with a medical adjustment

· On hospice

· Receiving other treatment modalities

· Animal lovers