Canine Comprehension is a English tutoring business that encourages children to enjoy reading and study harder. The ‘tools’ we use to motivate children are Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) dogs.
Animal-assisted therapy, at its most basic, means including animals in therapeutic work with humans. Dogs, cats, guinea pigs, rabbits, rats, horses, donkeys, llamas, alpacas, pot-bellied pigs and birds can all be used in therapy animal work. There are many ways that animals can be included when working with humans, such as:
When a professional incorporates an animal into their therapeutic practice, they are using the animal to assist in achieving certain goals, for example, they may incorporate the use of a dog to explore and draw out issues of anger or attachment. Physical therapists may use handling of a small animal or grooming a horse in a motor-skills programme, or dog walking in a fitness or strength-training programme.
At Canine Comprehension we use the AAT dogs to in two main ways
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