Note: Although I have visited and personally evaluated all of the sites listed below, I don't re-visit each of them regularly, and I'm not always notified when sites are no longer active.  I would greatly appreciate your feedback on the usefulness of any of the sites listed, and if you should encounter an inactive site, please let me know.  I also welcome your suggestions for additions to these listings. Please send your comments and suggestions to me at  Thank you!  [All links on this page last reviewed on April 11, 2011]

Animal Assisted Crisis Response (AACR)
Animal Assisted Therapy: All In a Dog's Work
Animal Assisted Therapy: Andrew Weil, MD
Animal Assisted Therapy: Helping Kids Succeed
Animals Are the Best Medicine (Article by Roberta Taylor, LPN)
Assistance Dogs International
Assistance Dog Services: NEADS
Benefits of Emotional Support Animals
Blue Ridge Assistance Dogs
Canine Companions for Independence
Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center (CTRC)
Delta Society
Dogs For The Deaf
Dog Play: Benefits of Therapy Dogs and Visiting Pets
Equine Therapy: Straight from the Horse's Mouth, with Claire Dorotik, LMFT
Guiding Eyes Guide Dogs for the Blind
How Service and Therapy Dogs Are Helping PTSD Victims
Paws with a Cause Assistance Dogs
Pet Therapy: Therapeutic Use of Pets for Stress Relief & Relaxation
Pet Therapy: Visiting Pets and Animal Assisted Therapy
Slideshow: 27 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health
Therapy Animals Brighten Hospice Patients' Days
Whispering Hope Ranch for Special Needs Children
Book: Between Pets and People: The Importance of Animal Companionship, by Alan Beck & Aaron Katcher
Book: The Four-Footed Therapist: How Your Pet Can Help You Solve Your Problems, by Janet Ruckert
Book: The Healing Power of Pets, by Marty Becker, DVM
Book: Hospice Hounds: Animals and Healing at the Borders of Death, by Michelle Rivera
Book: Izzy & Lenore: Two Dogs, an Unexpected Journey, and Me, by Jon Katz
Book: My Cat Saved My Life, by Phillip Schreibman
Book: The New Work of Dogs: Tending to Life, Love, and Family, by Jon Katz
Book: Pack of Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs, by Caroline Knapp

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