My first rescue dog was a cocker spaniel that I named Chelsea. She was eight months old and I believe she had been abused because she was afraid of people for most of her life. My vet always commented on how sweet she was because most of the cockers she treated were mean. She said […]
I may have mentioned somewhere that I write music. I’ve always had some musical ability but I have not been formally trained and I used to make up songs for co-workers’ birthdays, retirements, etc., you know, fun stuff. But two years ago I decided to take song writing seriously and I hooked up with a […]
If you’ve read any of my previous blogs you will know that I have a personal interest in Pet Therapy both as a pet lover and as someone who has benefited from Pet Therapy. I’ve created some designs promoting Pet Therapy and I market them through my howcleverdesigns.com website. I also write music and I know […]
As a person who knows what it’s like to suffer from depression throughout childhood and then have it progress as an adult into chronic major depression requiring treatment, I can tell you first hand what it means to have a Pet Therapist, particularly one that lives with you. Currently, I have two — Segen and Moxie. Both […]
In these series of posts or blogs that I will be writing about pet therapy any reference to “pet therapists” is the pet that’s providing the therapy….they have a job to do that they do proudly so we’ll give them a title! People with debilitating injuries or illness are by the nature of their condition reclusive. […]
I created this design to show some of the “pets” that are used in pet therapy….horses, cats, dogs, turtles, rabbits, birds… There are so many types of animals that have been used in pet therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression, Autism, monitoring individuals who experience seizures and a host of other things. Then you have […]
Just created a unique 1 of a kind post card that is available for sale. If you are looking for unique gifts for him or her please feel free to look at my shop page for more items. All the items I create are customizable and I offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Pet therapy is an area that has received increased attention in therapeutic recreation. In recent years, the experts have been relying on pet therapy as a valuable aid in reaching out to the elderly, the infirm, and to ill or abused children through-out the country. Pet Therapy is the commonly used term for animal-assisted therapy […]