Animal Assisted Activities for Children 

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There are many good resources available today that explain the connection between animals and humans. Most of the books listed below are probably available on Amazon. I have listed some of my favorites.

Resources:

 

Animal Assisted Activities & Therapy:

  • Animal Assisted Therapy in Counseling  by Cynthia K. Chandler
  • Blue Dog Book(s) by Melissa Y. Winkle - there are several books in this series- available through Dogwood Therapy Services, - www.dogwoodtherapy.com
  • 101 Creative Ideas for Animal Assisted Therapy: Interventions for AAT Teams and Working Professionals by Stacy Grover
  • Animal-Assisted Interventions for individuals with Autism by Merope Pavlides
  • Animal Assisted Therapy Activities to Motivate and Inspire by Nancy Lind
  • Delta Society - Pet Partners - is also a rich resource for  information on animal assisted activities, therapy, and animal training programs.