Blue Ribbon Therapy Dogs are coming to Schulich! Come visit Brandy, Whiskey & our other four-footed friends in the library on Wednesday, April 15th, from 1-3 pm.
Want to learn more about therapy dogs, cats, horses, birds and more? Discover the world of animal-assisted therapy, and explore the human-animal bond, with titles available at the Library. Click ‘Continue Reading,’ below.
Can’t make it on Wednesday? Blue Ribbon Therapy Dogs will also be at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library from 1-3pm on Tuesday, April 14th.
Titles on Animal-Assisted Therapy:
- Chandler, C. K. (2005). Animal assisted therapy in counseling. New York: Routledge.
- Fine, A. H. (2010). Handbook on animal-assisted therapy: Theoretical foundations and guidelines for practice. Amsterdam: Elsevier/Academic.
- Marcus, D. A. (2011). The power of wagging tails: A doctor’s guide to dog therapy and healing. New York, NY: Demos Health.
- Pichot, T., & Coulter, M. (2007). Animal-assisted brief therapy: A solution-focused approach. New York: Haworth Press.
Titles on the Human-Animal Bond:
- Beck, A. M., & Katcher, A. H. (1996). Between pets and people: The importance of animal companionship. West Lafayette, Ind: Purdue University Press.
- King, B. J. (2010). Being with animals: Why we are obsessed with the furry, scaly, feathered creatures who populate our world. New York: Doubleday.
- Wilson, C. C., & Turner, D. C. (1998). Companion Animals in Human Health. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.