Rose, a visiting dog's story, by Stephanie Calmenson
Book. Paws & Effect: The healing power of dogs by Sharon Sakson. Dogs have always been our friends and changed our lives for the better. But they may save our lives as well. Seamlessly weaving scientific research with compelling narrative, Paws & Effect tells incredibly moving stories of beloved pets who have supported their people through periods of ill health and other crises—with miraculous results.
Paws & effect: the healing power of dogs, by Sharon Sakson
Science Behind Animal-Assisted Therapy Therapy dog visits offer more than a fun distraction. Science shows important physiological changes occur after even brief therapy dog visits. These biological changes support patient reports of benefits from participating in therapy dog visits. Authors: Marcus, Dawn http://videos.springer.com/Watch/AVum5...
Science Behind Animal-Assisted Therapy
American Red Cross Animal Assisted Therapy
The American Humane Society and Animal Assisted Therapy
"Therapy dogs provide stress relief at UGL", Daily Illini October 30, 2012