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2013-06-03 12:29:01

Researchers to examine the effects of animal-assisted therapy on pediatric oncology patients, their primary caregivers, and therapy dogs at two major children's hospitals across the country WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Help for the more than 12,000 children diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States, in the form of an innovative, four-legged therapy, is about to be rigorously studied to determine its efficacy. Zoetis Inc. and American Humane...

2013-01-22 23:03:22

K9 c.a.r.e.s announces the rollout of their new therapy dog training and certification program in Colorado. More people are finding it immensely rewarding to touch people´s lives and hearts through volunteering with “Man´s Best Friend.” The new K9 c.a.r.e.s. program helps make it possible to be a certified therapy dog team. Wewstminster, CO (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 K9 c.a.r.e.s. (Canine Assisted Reduction of Eventful Stress), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in...

2012-05-03 06:27:20

MIAMI, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is Specially-abled Pets Day, a time to commemorate pets who are handicapped, but also a time to celebrate the pets that help humans every day. While many people are aware of service dogs such as Seeing Eye dogs, they are much less aware of the other tasks service dogs can perform. To generate awareness of the amazing work service dogs do each and every day, petMD.com has put together a list of the top 10 pet assistants. Service Dogs: It is...

2012-03-26 23:02:36

First member of pet therapy program excels to earn therapy dog international certification. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 With the success of Lacey at the core of its new Pet Therapy Program, Cypress HomeCare Solutions announces Lacey´s Therapy Dog International Certification. Lacey provides pet therapy, free of charge, to clients of the number one home healthcare agency. Ranking Arizona named Cypress HomeCare Solutions the number one home healthcare agency in 2010 and 2012....

2012-02-03 11:47:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The pet-friendly New Yorker Hotel (www.NewYorkerHotel.com) will welcome more than 200 dogs and owners as guests during the Westminster Dog Show next month. This year there are two dog spa packages for Westminster guests and friends. The first is the Classic Dog Spa Package, priced at $50 per dog, which includes Jog A Dog(TM) treadmills exclusive to the New Yorker Hotel, grooming stations, blow dryers and indoor potty areas. Guests who book this...

2011-12-08 08:00:00

Oaks Christian Online School freshman shows an American Gypsy Horse in the 50th Anniversary Camarillo Christmas Parade. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 Elaine Militello, an Oaks Christian Online School(OCO) freshman, will ride as a gypsy fairy with the Gypsy Travelers in the Camarillo Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 10th. Elaine has worked with the group from the Happy Camp Cobs stable in Moorpark, CA, for four years and has progressed from squire to rider. Elaine...

2011-08-02 07:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- They represent America's best in eight categories and they've held on to the top spots after more than 300,000 votes cast coast-to-coast by some of the most passionate advocates in any national election in history - reaching CESAR® Canine Cuisine's donation goal of $200,000 to American Humane Association. Meet the top eight finalists for the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM) and start voting for the winner at...

2011-06-20 15:35:00

MANHATTAN, N.Y., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the heroic dogs in our lives, CESAR® Canine Cuisine joined forces with "Footloose" star Julianne Hough to visit with patients and therapy dogs at the VA Medical Center-Manhattan / New York Harbor Healthcare System today, kicking off the voting campaign for the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM) presented by CESAR® Canine Cuisine. (Photo:...

2011-05-13 06:48:00

Animal-loving star to serve as celebrity judge for American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards(TM) WASHINGTON, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor and musician Orlando Brown has been named a National Ambassador for American Humane Association, the nation's voice for the protection of children and animals. The animal-loving star has also agreed to serve as a celebrity judge for American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards, presented by CESAR® Canine Cuisine....

2011-05-02 13:17:34

Patients who undergo MRI often suffer from elevated anxiety. Patient discomfort may cause poor image quality due to motion artifacts or early termination. Anxiolytic medications are currently used to reduce this anticipated anxiety , but animal-assisted therapy may be a non-invasive alternative treatment with fewer adverse effects, according to an exhibit being presented at the 2011 American Roentgen Ray Society's annual meeting. The project was conceived by a fifteen-year-old high student...