Animal therapy can improve social, emotional, and cognitive functioning
As well as increase motivation and participation within their functional living environment.
Unlike people, with whom our interactions are often very complex and unpredictable, animals provide a constant source of comfort and focus for attention.
Animals bring out our nurturing instinct and make us feel safe and unconditionally accepted.
People’s communicative intent as well as psycho social and physical well being has been shown to increase around animals!