Yes, Companion Animals are Good For Us!

PROVIDING STABILITY “Companion animals provide stability in many peoples’ homes. They offer a sense of continuity over the family life cycle and may serve especially important functions during major life events or critical life transitions such as divorce, marriage and remarriage, widowhood, and becoming an empty nester. It has been found, for example, that children […]

History of Animal Therapy

Animal Used in Therapy as Early as 16th Century Throughout history, animals have been used to help people in various ways, including different types of therapy. The first known animal therapy program was established sometime in the ninth-century. A farm in Gheel, Belgium, focused on helping disabled people by allowing them to work with the […]