HHP 144 The Human-Animal Bond

Introduces and explores the history of the human-animal bond and a variety of current therapeutic applications of such a bond. Focuses on research and experiential testimony of the health benefits of pet ownership, pets in public buildings, animal-assisted activity, and animal assisted therapy and the unique traits of each. Also briefly discusses the multifaceted impact of the loss of an animal on their human companion and community services who assist with this loss.



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