Dogs and Stress Reduction in College Kids, Real or Just Perception?
Colleges around the country allow local animal rescues and trained therapy dogs to visit campus and interact with students at various time during the semester. One of the most popular is dogs visiting during the week of mid-terms and final…..
Dogs vs. Seal Robots vs. Plush Toy Cats: Do Any of These Improve Sleep and Long-Term Mental State in Nursing Home Elderly?
For researchers at Aarhus University in Denmark, the answer to this question was a resounding no. They enrolled 124 elderly participants living in nursing homes to participate in a study to test the effectiveness of twice weekly visits by dogs on…..