pet therapy

US hospital launches pet therapy to cheer up kids


July 25th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A children's hospital in the Tennessee state of the US has launched a new "pet therapy" under which a golden retriever called Jake visits patients in ... Read more...

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Pet therapy makes way for less painful recovery


November 17th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study has shown that adults recovering from total joint-replacement surgery require 50 percent less pain medication when they use pet therapy.The study found that animal-assisted therapy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pets can help patients minimise medication


November 17th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) The presence of pets can help adult patients -- particularly those recovering from total joint-replacement surgery -- minimise medication, according to a new study. "Evidence suggests that animal-assisted therapy ... Read more...

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