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Thank Ranch Owner for Donating Facilities and Horses for Pediatric Therapy ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, therapy, horses, protection )

- 2185 days ago -
Thank Sharon Smith, who donated her large private ranch and 27 horses to be used for pediatric therapy services.
Healing With Horses
Animals  (tags: alyssa aubrey, equine, therapy, medicine, horse, ranch, humans, goodnews )

- 2806 days ago -
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 experiential learning and human development through working
Dogs Perform Civic Duty as Courtroom Companions
Animals  (tags: court houses, legal work, dogs, companions, therapy, understanding, supportive )

- 3132 days ago -
Across the country, dogs are adding legal work to their resumes. For all the same reasons that dogs are brought to hospitals, nursing homes, college campuses, and school reading programs, they are now helping out with witness testimonies. The non-
Therapy Cat Brightens Lives at Nursing Home
Animals  (tags: cats, therapy, nursing home, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 3458 days ago -
The 3-year-old therapy cat was recently adopted by the activities department at Sacred Heart Home in New Bedford, where Sam quickly bonded with staff members, residents and their families.
Angels on a Leash Therapy Dogs Brighten the Day for Hospitalized Children
Animals  (tags: dogs, therapy, kids, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, pets )

- 3461 days ago -
Today, I interviewed one of my favorite therapy dog people, Gay Cropper of Manhattan. Gay and her Brussels Griffon, Mr. Gruffyd Babayan, work as volunteers with Angels on a Leash, the therapy dog program started by David Frei of the Westminster Kennel
Beloved Pets of Abused Women Frequently Keep Them From Leaving, or Suicide
Animals  (tags: abused women, living for their pets, animals, bonding, healers, therapy, saving, love )

- 3799 days ago -
Many women trapped in abusive relationships are literally living for their pets, a University of Windsor researcher has discovered. Amy Fitzgerald, an assistant professor of sociology and anthropology in the university's criminology department, said her
New Uses of Animals in Rehabilitation, Therapy
Animals  (tags: animals, bonding, rehabilitation, therapy, helpers, healers, humans, companions )

- 3801 days ago -
For animal lovers, the touch of soft fur or a wagging tail can bring a smile to any face. However, in recent years pets have come to provide man with more than just companionship. According to a 2000 study by the State University at Buffalo, pets were
Docile Giant
Animals  (tags: dogs, therapy, animals, service animal, AnimalWelfare, protection, pets, environment )

- 3819 days ago -
George is an English mastiff, one of the world's largest dog breeds. Full grown now at 3 years old, George stands about 30 inches at the shoulder, a perfect height to greet people in wheelchairs or in hospital beds. He weighs 200 pounds.
Mending a Broken Child? Try a Dog or a Horse
Animals  (tags: animals, goodnews, pets, therapy, dog, horse )

- 3843 days ago -
PETER CHAIKO was adopted as a 9-year-old from an orphanage in Siberia, and when he arrived he was a terror, scratching his teachers and kicking the principal in the leg. His father uses the term "oppositional" to describe Peter's behavior.
Dog Training in Women's Prison Helps Inmates and the Clients Who Get Companion - USA
Animals  (tags: usa, dog, women, prison, companions, therapy )

- 3877 days ago -
As several hundred women dressed in dark canvas uniforms marched across the prison grounds under the watchful eyes of guards, inmate Jennifer Lawson stood outside her unlocked cell and smiled as she quietly trained a black poodle to turn on a light and op
Horses for Healing
Animals  (tags: horses, riding, touching, humans, theraputic, therapy, aid, health, care, pets, suffering, wildanimals, animals, ethics, family, environment )

- 3896 days ago -
I just heard about a program that uses horses to help handicapped kids. What can you tell me about this type of therapy?
Young Girl-She Only Talks to the Animals
Animals  (tags: young girl, communications, talks to animals, bonding, therapy, silence, animal bond )

- 3909 days ago -
She began talking to cows during a stay at a farm which was part of her therapy ----At four years old, she had never been able to say Mummy or Daddy. Nor could Rose Willcocks tell her parents if she was hungry, tired or unwell after being left all but
Therapy Dogs Heal Soldiers
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, dogs, therapy )

- 3972 days ago -
A Texas woman trains dogs who pay visits to soldiers recovering from war wounds.
Animals Have History of Making People Happy
Animals  (tags: Animals, happiness, animal/person bond, unconditional love, therapy, kindness )

- 4091 days ago -
Frei said that decades ago, animals started appearing in health-care facilities. During World War II, dogs were brought into hospitals to be used in the treatment of wounded soldiers and to lift spirits. A turning point came 30 years ago, when Delta
Neglected Horses Help Heal at-Risk Teens at Rescue Farm
Animals  (tags: Horses, therapy, healing, troubled youngsters, bond, abused, neglected, rescued )

- 4106 days ago -
At first, ranch owner Deb Hoyt kept the horses that were skittish and ill-tempered away from the teenagers who came to her farm for healing. Her rescue program for abused and neglected horses was separate from her therapy program for at-risk youth.

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