Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Therapeutic Animals

Some Occupational Therapists specialise in various ways of combining animals with treatment. There are a few different ways in which animals can enhance Occupational Therapy. Pet Therapy is one, learning to use a service dog is another. Some animals integrated into therapy are those one might have as pets, hence the term Pet Therapy. Some will incorporate horses and horse riding as part of therapy.

The video below outlines some of the beautiful benefits of using or integarting dogs as part of therapy.

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