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  • 1Animal-assisted therapy — (AAT) is a relatively new field of study, although the human animal bond has existed for thousands of years. AAT is a type of therapy that involves animals as a form of treatment. The goal of AAT is to improve a patient’s social, emotional, or… …

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  • 2animal-assisted therapy — A type of therapy that uses dogs or other pets to improve the physical and mental health of patients with certain acute or chronic diseases. It is being studied as a way to relieve distress in cancer patients undergoing treatment for pain. Also… …

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  • 3Animal assisted interventions — are therapeutic processes that intentionally include or involve animals as part of the process.cite book |author=Fine, Aubrey H. |authorlink= |editor= |others= |title=Handbook on animal assisted therapy: theoretical foundations and guidelines for …

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  • 4Animal worship — (or zoolatry) refers to religious rituals involving animals, especially in pre modern societies, such as the glorification of animal deities, or animal sacrifice. The origins of animal worship have been the subject of many theories. The classical …

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  • 5Animal chaplains — provide a wide array of services to the community, including pet loss grief support, animal memorial services, praying for animals who are sick or injured, comforting bereaved family members, holding hands with pet owners during surgery or animal …

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  • 6Therapy dog — A therapy dog is a dog trained to provide affection and comfort to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, mental institutions, schools, and stressful situations such as disaster areas.Therapy dogs come in all sizes and breeds. The… …

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  • 7Recreational therapy — Recreational therapy, also referred to as recreation therapy and therapeutic recreation, contributes to the broad spectrum of health care through treatment, education, and the provision of adapted recreational opportunities all of which aid in… …

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  • 8Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) — The Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is a non government institution situated in the Philippines. Its advocacies focus on the different issues concerning animal rights and welfare. PAWS is currently active, spreading its advocacies to the …

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  • 9pet-facilitated therapy — A type of therapy that uses dogs or other pets to improve the physical and mental health of patients with certain acute or chronic diseases. It is being studied as a way to relieve distress in cancer patients undergoing treatment for pain. Also… …

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  • 10Negative pressure wound therapy — (NPWT) is the use of sub atmospheric pressure to promote or assist wound healing, or to remove fluids from a wound site. Introduction Negative Pressure Wound Therapy has two forms which mainly differ in the type of dressing used to transfer NPWT… …

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  • 11Vacuum assisted closure wound therapy — Vacuum assisted closure (VAC) is a technique of wound closure used to promote healing in large or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns. VAC seals the wound with a foam dressing and applies negative pressure to the wound… …

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  • 12Knee cartilage replacement therapy — Articular cartilage, most notably that which is found in the knee joint, is generally characterized by very low friction, high wear resistance, and poor regenerative qualities. It is responsible for much of the compressive resistance and load… …

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  • 13Autism therapies — A three year old with autism points to fish in an aquarium, as part of an experiment on the effect of intensive shared attention training on language development.[1] Autism therapies attempt to lessen the deficits and …

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  • 14Dog — For other uses, see Dog (disambiguation). Domestic dog Temporal range: 0.015–0 Ma …

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  • 15Zoothérapie —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec biothérapie. Zoothérapie équine La zoothérapie est une thérapie qui utilise la proximité d un …

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  • 16Green Care — Unter dem Begriff Green Care fasst man all jene Aktivitäten im Zusammenhang mit physischen, psychischen, pädagogischen, oder sozialen Erhaltungs oder Fördermaßnahmen zusammen, bei denen inhaltlich Natur, Tiere oder Pflanzen zum Einsatz kommen.… …

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  • 17Dolphinarium — Orca dolphins performing in Shamu stadium at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida A dolphinarium is an aquarium for dolphins. The dolphins are usually kept in a large pool, though occasionally they may be kept in …

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  • 18Dolphin — For other uses, see Dolphin (disambiguation). Bottlenose dolphin breaching in the bow wave of a boat …

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  • 19Psychosis — Not to be confused with Psychopathy. For other uses, see Psychosis (disambiguation). Psychosis Classification and external resources ICD 10 F20 F29[1] ICD 9 …

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  • 20Humane Society of the United States — Founder(s) Fred Myers, Helen Jones, Larry Andrews, Marcia Glaser Founded 1954 (as National Humane Society) Location Washington, D.C Key people Wayne Pacelle …

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