By Cynthia K. Chandler

This e-book delineates Animal Assisted treatment (AAT) counseling thoughts. Supported through case examples, the ebook explains find out how to pick out, teach and evaluation an animal for treatment paintings. The publication examines moral concerns and probability administration, presents a historical past of AAT, and discusses the newest empirical study within the box. the writer additionally comprises directions for constructing a university-based software for AAT education. pattern varieties for use in screening consumers and recording consultation information are integrated in addition to a chain of separate illustrations (line drawings of animals) to facilitate a few of the advised AAT recommendations. This e-book is designed to be used in education classes for AAT in counseling and similar courses (such as social paintings, psychology, and rehabilitation counseling). up to now, there is not any ebook devoted to educating strategies particular to AAT. This e-book will fill that want.

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A very common breed for a therapy dog is a Labrador Retriever. Labradors do not usually calm down until they are two to three years old but after that are typically calm dogs. As a sporting breed, Labradors are very intelligent and easily trained. This is why you see a large number of Labradors as service dogs for the disabled. Labradors are friendly and well mannered, and that makes them a popular choice as a therapy dog. They are also very strong dogs, quite hardy, and can cope well with stress.

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If you are considering a dog rescued from a shelter, before you select it ask if the dog’s temperament can be evaluated for its potential as a working therapy dog. Many shelters have this capacity or can point you to an animal evaluator or animal behavior specialist in your area. In the absence of a trained professional animal evaluator, your local veterinarian may be able to evaluate the dog’s temperament and attitude. The reason it is vital to have the temperament of a shelter dog evaluated is the dog’s history is usually unknown.

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