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Dogs visiting cancer patients have a positive influence on the stress, loneliness and mood changes that can play an important role in these patients’ care. The dogs can also motivate patients to participate in rehabilitation programmes ...
Although the book is written for professionals who work with cancer patients, it is certainly interesting for any reader who wants to know more on the subject. Practical advice and tips are offered for those who would like to make use of dogs in the treatment of cancer or other serious conditions. In addition to highlighting the positive aspects of dog therapy, the book covers issues of safety and the prevention of infection for both animals and humans.
Therapy Dogs in Cancer Care: A Valuable Complementary Treatment
Marcus, Dawn A.
Publisher: Springer; 2012 edition (May 7, 2012)