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Service Animals- How a Furry Friend Can Help

Posted by healtheo360 on Sep 2, 2016 12:20:44 PM

Service Animals: For those of you living with a mental or physical disability, you may find yourself at times struggling to complete basic daily tasks. While this can certainly be frustrating, there are a number of alternatives to consider before hiring a live in nurse. The emotional bond between humans and animals is no mystery, as roughly 65% of American households have a pet. Animals can help provide a service for humans, whether it be physical, emotional, or therapeutic. According to the National Service Animal Registry, there are four types of animal service: Service Animals, Psychiatric Service Dogs, Emotional Support Animals, and Therapy Animals. To learn more about each group and how one may be beneficial to you, please read the following descriptions:

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5 Surprising Peanut Butter Facts

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 7, 2014 1:34:42 AM

Peanut Butter Facts: 5 Surprising Facts You Don't Know About Peanut Butter

 

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If Orange Is The New Black Were Played By Dogs...#OITNB [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Sep 25, 2014 4:34:32 PM

We decided to do a playful twist on the popular Netflix original show, Orange is the new black. Everyone loves dogs and the show is amazing, so why not combine both? If you ever wondered "If Orange Is The New Black Were Played By Dogs", we put together a list to match the perfect canine friend for some of the most popular characters in the show.

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Vets Warn of Edible Marijuana Threat to Dogs

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 3, 2014 10:43:45 AM

iStock/Thinkstock(ENGLEWOOD, Colo.) -- Vets at clinics and emergency hospitals in Colorado are reporting more pets than ever are being brought in suffering from marijuana poisoning after eating pot-laced edibles.

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Bone Tumor Drug for Dogs: Hope for Breast Cancer Patients?

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 22, 2013 3:35:22 PM

Courtesy Penn Vet Center(PHILADELPHIA) -- Sasha, a 13-year-old American bulldog, was expected to die within months after losing her leg and undergoing chemotherapy for osteosarcoma, the same bone cancer that robbed Ted Kennedy Jr. of his leg in 1973 when he was 12.

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Overweight Dogs Have Shorter Life Spans

Posted by healtheo360 on Oct 30, 2013 10:27:42 AM

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Overweight dogs that have a shorter life expectancy than a pooch that eats sensibly and gets exercise, the U.K.’s WALTHAM Center for Pet Nutrition says.

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The Benefits of Pets: Keeping a Pet is Good for Your Well-Being!

Posted by healtheo360 on Oct 14, 2013 5:36:53 PM

Why Have A Pet?

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Comforting Creatures [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 15, 2013 1:40:08 PM

While most service animals tend to be canine for the most part, in many other cases a diverse group of highly intelligent and talented animals lend their aid to people in need of support.

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