Summary: This book introduces readers to the world of animal therapy. They will meet real therapy pets and their handlers, and learn a little bit about the science behind pet therapy, and what it takes to be a good therapy animal.
Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2019
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Summary: Charlie is excited to come to Storm Cliff Stables, but she is also very nervous. She has panic attacks. The other Pony Girls help her find some strategies to calm her anxiety. They get a big idea when they visit the Horse Rescue Center, but can they convince Aunt Jane to get a new farmyard friend?
Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MUL
Summary: Explains how dogs, horses, and other animals are trained to help people with special needs including the handicapped and the elderly.
Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1999
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.0886 OLI
Summary: At age 8 Smith decided to follow his dream to train endangered and rescued rabbits to become therapy animals. Today he is an entrepreneur who owns and operates a private 22-acre Mississippi River sanctuary called Peacebunny Island. The deal is simple: he saves the rabbits, and they help save us. Here he tells how he founded the program of therapy rabbits who visit with veterans, senior...
Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale Momentum 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, CALEB SMI
Summary: "The author shows how cultivating the powerful, mysterious, and fragile bond between humans and other animals can improve our mental, physical, and spiritual health, protect our planet, and serve as an antidote to the loneliness of our species"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2019
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: 615.8 LOU
Summary: Before he left for Afghanistan, Jake O'Reilly had everything--a beautiful wife, a baby on the way, a wonderful life. Three years later, his wife is dead and he is so haunted by his memories of war that he can't bring himself to go home. But when his wife's grandfather tracks him down and persuades him to come work on his ranch, where Jake's daughter is living, he agrees--even though he is...
Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing Large Print 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DAI
Summary: Though hesitant to expose his daughter to the man war turned him into, Jake O'Reilly agrees to work on the ranch where his daughter is living. There he meets, Kira, his late wife's cousin, who runs a horse therapy program for troubled teens. Though Jake doesn't want any complications in his life, he finds himself drawn to the tough Kira and begins to feel his wounds finally start to heal.
Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAI
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