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Horses Have a Miraculous Effect on People with Alzheimer’s

The breathtaking majesty of equine power and grace has given horses a storied place in the lives and legends of human beings. Now, a new study from Ohio State University has found that horses can also…

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4 Heartwarming Examples of the Healing Power of Animals (Videos)

Animals and humans share a deep connection that is strengthened in times of great emotional and physical distress. Nowhere is this phenomenon more apparent than when one witnesses the touching inte…

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Pets as Depression Therapy

Best friends see you through thick and thin, right? Well then, see how your pet can help you manage your depression.…

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Troubled Cats Get New Chance in Prison

Cats that might have otherwise been put down are enjoying a second chance at life inside the walls of a Washington state program. Prisoners take care of the cats and gain their own benefits from the i…

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Healing with Horses

Alyssa Aubrey is the Founder and Program Director of Medicine Horse Ranch, a 1,000 acre horse, cattle and sheep facility in Marin County, California, north of San Francisco. She specializes in exp…

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