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A Brief Information Resource on Assistance Animals for the Disabled


Author:
Kristina Adams and Stacy Rice
Source:
USDA
Year:
2003
Subject:
Service dogs, Hearing ear dogs, and Bibliography
Abstract:
Providing for the health of humans through animal interactions dates back many centuries. As an example, horseback riding is mentioned throughout history as a cure for various sicknesses including gout, neurological disorders and depression. Today, animals provide therapeutic benefits to humans with physical and mental illnesses as well as provide assistance to people with disabilities.
Format:
1 electronic resource (15 pages)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.)
Collection:
NAL Information Centers Collection
Permanent URL:
https://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/7109610