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What is animal assisted therapy.?
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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Kids gain from ...
...The care, training &enjoyment of animals.
E.G., equine therapy, training seeing-eye dogs, raising a calf/lamb, etc. & of course, w/ the right animal & the right mentor, interactions w/ animals can be healthy for a child, without a formal "therapy" program. It can foster improved social development, mutual trust, self-confidence, self-discipline, patience, responsibility, and joy.

In brief: Kids gain from ...
...The care, training &enjoyment of animals.
E.G., equine therapy, training seeing-eye dogs, raising a calf/lamb, etc. & of course, w/ the right animal & the right mentor, interactions w/ animals can be healthy for a child, without a formal "therapy" program. It can foster improved social development, mutual trust, self-confidence, self-discipline, patience, responsibility, and joy.
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
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