Chronic Pain Therapy Dogs

For centuries dogs have been recognised as valuable therapeutic companions. The famous nurse Florence Nightingale noted this fact during the 1860s. She would have seen the suffering inflicted on casualties of the Crimean War. Today animal-assisted healing is used less for traumatic wounds and more for naturally occurring chronic pain conditions. In recent years this […]

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Creating a Dog Therapy Site

Therapy dogs have become more popular in recent years. These are dogs which have been specially trained to provide comfort and affection for people who need it. This therapy method is used in hospitals, schools and disaster areas. These animals are generally different from service dogs, but can sometimes be both. Often these dogs are […]

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