Bringing dogs into healthcare settings
Erin Dean Freelance health writer
There has been significant growth in the number of therapy dogs and assistance dogs, helping people with a range of disabilities, medical conditions and mental health problems, according to the RCN. This means dogs are increasingly visiting healthcare settings and care homes.
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