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Could therapy animal visitation pose health risks at patient facilities?

06/30/2017

Photo: Hand of an elderly person petting a therapy dog; Copyright: Dominick Reuter for Tufts University

Animal-assisted intervention programs, sometimes known as therapy animal or "pet therapy" programs, are increasing in popularity, and studies have shown they can result in positive physical and mental health outcomes for human participants.; © Dominick Reuter for Tufts University