Therapy Pets a Guide by Jill Eckersley
9781847094094 Sheldon Press
Most people are aware of Guide Dogs for the Blind and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf. Over the last 50 years there has been an increasing realisation among health and therapy professionals that close contact with other living creatures can be therapeutic. All kinds of people can benefit - the young, the old, those with mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, those with dementia, stroke victims and those who have survived trauma and sexual abuse.
This book looks at how the animal-human bond can benefit wellbeing and overall health. A short Guide 132 pages