Veterinary Research Communications

, Volume 33, Supplement 1, pp 93–95 | Cite as

Dog assisted interventions in a specialized centre and potential concerns for animal welfare

  • L. Marinelli
  • S. Normando
  • C. Siliprandi
  • M. Salvadoretti
  • P. Mongillo
Abstract

Keywords

Age of the client Animal Assisted Intervention Animal welfare Dog 

Abbreviations

AAA

Animal Assisted Activities

AAI

Animal Assisted Interventions

AAT

Animal Assisted Therapies

References

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Marinelli
    • 1
  • S. Normando
    • 1
  • C. Siliprandi
    • 2
  • M. Salvadoretti
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. Mongillo
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali VeterinarieUniversità degli Studi di PadovaLegnaroItaly
  2. 2.Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle VenezieLegnaroItaly

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