Posts tagged "AAT"

Angel on a Leash and Shriner's Hospitals for Children Partner with a Rainbow

David Frei famed voice of the Westmnster Kennel Club Dog Show, and pretty much any dog show on TV, kicks off this event. Frei is the Founder and Chair of the Board of Angel on a Leash.
Angel on a Leash provides some of the most noted animal assisted therapy program in America. David Frei, the groups’s founder and Board Chair is a visionary in the field. Frei, who is also the announcer of the Westminster Dog Show,  arrived in Chicago to announce a pilot program kicking off at Shriners Hospitals for... Read more »

Animal Assisted Therapy Is Beneficial

Animal Assisted Therapy Is Beneficial
Study after study has demonstrated that pets are healthful. I happen to be talking today about the upsides and downsides of the human/animal bond bond  at the North American Veterinary Conference . One upside are the increasing number of studies which to continue to confirm that pets are good for us. A study just published in the... Read more »

Gremlin, A Pit Bull-type of a Wonder Dog

Gremlin, A Pit Bull-type of a Wonder Dog
I am often marveled at canine capacity for forgiveness….check this out. Watch Gremlin and see her story.  Gremlin is a  Pit Bull type dog. She was saved from the wrath of a dog fighting ring. Her legs were broken, and need re-breaking by veterinarians because they were never treated and grew back in a painful... Read more »

Animal Assisted Therapy Hero

On Super Bowl Sunday, this morning, as I happen to be surfing the Net, I came a across a blog post by Diana McQuarrie, director Animal-Assisted Therapy American Humane Association. Diana McQuarrie and Rigo I also opened several emails, asking me to comment on Michael Vick being named the AP award winner for NFL Comeback... Read more »
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