Animal-Assisted Therapy: Superstars change teen lives (Dyslexia Ed.)

Animal-Assisted Therapy: Superstars change teen lives (Dyslexia Ed.)

by Gaby Dufresne-Cyr
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Superstars change teen lives (Dyslexia Ed.)

Animal-Assisted Therapy: Superstars change teen lives (Dyslexia Ed.)

by Gaby Dufresne-Cyr

Hardcover(Dyslexia ed.)

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Overview

Explore what it takes to become an animal-assisted pet partner devoted to working with at-risk teens in high schools across the Island of Montreal, Quebec. From selecting an animal to training, discover a team of professionals dedicated to bettering teenagers faced with life challenges and mental health disorders. The program teaches adolescents to socialize and train dogs, rats, horses, and wolves to mend their ailments.

As the program progresses, the students learn that the bond between a person and their animal has the power to heal many open wounds. Follow dogs Albear, Hariette, and George, along with rats Charlotte, Vincent, and Alice, as they conduct weekly school visits and forge friendships with an unlikely group of adolescents.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781738146000
Publisher: Dogue Shop
Publication date: 12/01/2023
Edition description: Dyslexia ed.
Pages: 518
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

Gaby Dufresne-Cyr is the founder, animal trainer, and animal-assisted therapist at the Dogue Shop. She is an animal behaviour consultant who devotes her time to teaching the science behind animal training at the Dogue Academy. She became a full-time dog trainer in the 1990s and now devotes her time to teaching newer generations the science behind animal training. Gaby also travels internationally to speak about the science of animal behaviour and exotic animal-assisted therapy as a means of enrichment, training, and conservation.
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