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Health Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapies and Activities

Animal Assisted Therapies (AAT), Animal Assisted Activities (AAA), Animal Visitations and Pet Therapies are just some of the relatively new "applications" and growing disciplines based on employing animals interaction to improve human health and wellbeing. Levinson’s research “The dog as co-therapist”, published in the US in the 1960s, is generally considered as the origin of Read More

Complementary Therapies for Animals

I qualified as a canine remedial massage therapist over 3 years ago and in that time I’ve seen the demand for complementary animal therapies grow considerably, particularly in the dog world. Next to humans, horses have been the biggest recipients of complementary therapies for many years. Horse owners and riders have understood the need to Read More

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