Volunteers with their pets, usually dogs, give comfort to victims and rescue workers following a disaster. Most are trained for Animal Assisted Therapy Crisis Support Animal Assisted Therapy Pets Recreation.
- Some Healing Ways of Doctor Dog www
Some 100 therapy dogs - Labs, Ways of Doctor Dog, mutts, a borzoi, a basset hound - and three cats worked the family center at Pier 94 following the Twin Towers attack. Other dogs helped the Red Cross to comfort firefighters, police officers, and rescue workers at ground zero. [May not work for all browsers.] [New York Times] Healing Ways of Doctor Dog.
- Emotional California Fires -- Seeing Heart Dogs Offer Cheer www
Emotional support dogs and their owners are helping in an evacuation center during the forest fires in southern California. Fires -- Seeing Heart Dogs Offer Cheer. Describes the Hope Crisis Response team training program. [Disaster News Network] California Fires -- Seeing Heart Dogs Offer Cheer.
- Workers Man's Best Friend Helps WTC Workers www
Workers at Ground Zero receive therapy and a grief outlet in the shape of a golden retriever called Nikie - the site's only certified therapy dog. Best Friend Helps WTC Workers. Other dogs helped at the city's family assistance centres. [BBC News] Man's Best Friend Helps WTC Workers.
- This K-9 Disaster Relief www
This non-profit organization works with national, Disaster Relief, state, and local crisis and disaster relief agencies as well as the academic community. It sponsors and hosts conferences, seminars and presentations on Canine Crisis Intervention. Articles on several aspects of this work. K-9 Disaster Relief.
- Good-natured Vachss - Dogs of the Zero www
Good-natured German Shepherd worked with abused children and accompanied them into court during trials. Dogs of the Zero. Part of the Children's Advocacy Center Vachss - Dogs of the Zero.
- Dog Animal Assisted Crisis Response www
Dog and handler teams assist in the safe effective emotional rescue, Assisted Crisis Response, recovery, and on-going support for victims and responders affected by crisis and disaster Animal Assisted Crisis Response.
- Trained Red Cross Sends Crisis Dogs to Virginia Tech www
Trained therapy dogs bring emotional support following the killings at Virginia Technical University. Cross Sends Crisis Dogs to Virginia Tech. (WCAV News) Red Cross Sends Crisis Dogs to Virginia Tech.
- Non-profit Pets Helping People www
Non-profit organization prepares people to use their pets in visits to nursing homes, Helping People, schools, and half-way houses. Certifies animals in Canine Good Citizen, Feline Good Citizen, and Therapy Dog International. Serves Southeastern Wisconsin. Based in New Berlin which is just west of Milwaukee. Pets Helping People.
- Describes Healing Dogs www
Describes the psychological healing and support provided by service dogs, Dogs, especially companion golden retrievers. Included are true stories and a psychology contest named "You vs Your Dog". Healing Dogs.
- Alexa: Crisis Support Animal Assisted Therapy
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- DMOZ: Crisis Support Animal Assisted Therapy
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