Archive for December, 2015

What Is Equine Therapy?   EAT, or equine-assisted therapy, is a widely implemented therapeutic program designed to help people with psychological, physical or substance abuse issues. Under the direction of a mental health professional licensed to administer equine-assisted therapy, EAT advocates that people perform activities related to caring for and bonding with a horse, such […]

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  Your faithful companion has been by your side throughout the years, providing unconditional love, support and compassion during your roughest times. It’s difficult to imagine life without your canine best friend but, like humans, dogs grow old, slow down and eventually cross the rainbow bridge.   Because you love your dog so much, you […]

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Dogs are vulnerable to suffering from diseases that are asymptomatic in their early stages. Since dogs can’t tell us when they don’t feel good, we often miss subtle behavioral changes — such as eating less or laying down more than normal — that are indicative of illness. Pets also age more rapidly than humans do. […]

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Just like humans, dogs need regular physical activity to stay physiologically and mentally healthy. Dog exercise can be an hour-long play session in the backyard or a two-mile walk covering his favorite “stop and smell” places. He’ll certainly enjoy a workout for his nose while you’re out and about.   It doesn’t matter what you’re […]

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