In puppy love: How an assistance dog can enhance the life of a child with a disability

Nattrass, K.; Davis, B. W.; O'Brien, Sheila; Patronek, Gary; MacCollin, Mia
January 2004
Contemporary Pediatrics;Jan2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p57
Discusses the role of an assistance dog in the care of a child with a disability in the U.S. Overview of the professional training of assistance dogs; Benefits of assistance dogs; Risks and difficulties of having an assistance dog. INSETS: A glossary of the assistance dog;A parting thought.


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