Maine Veteran’s Home – Scarborough to adopt a new Pup

In our travels, Gabriel and I have connected with many passion-fueled people focused on ensuring an optimal connection between animals … More

PTSD – Not only impacting people

I write and speak often of the importance of caring for and about our doctors and nurses and other health … More

Kangaroo Care … it may not be what you think

In my work at NICHQ (the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality) we focused a great deal of our efforts on improving … More

Engaging horses in teaching medical students humanity

From Time Magazine’s “Can a Horse Teach Bedside Manner?” I’d never burst into a horse’s stall like that … .* … More

Harming those who heal makes for a sick system

In the DHLG post Heal the Healer in healthcare I highlighted much harm the broken healthcare system is doing to our … More

Research highlights impact of Animal Therapy for people of all ages

As Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC, psychotherapist and freelance writer, highlights in her article Animal-Assisted Therapy Linked to Psychological Benefits in the Psychiatry … More