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Can Therapy Dogs Lower Doses of Sedation in Children Undergoing Surgery?

Can Therapy Dogs Lower Doses of Sedation in Children Undergoing Surgery?

The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI)  has awarded a $79,000 grant to the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine for a new study, The Effect of Animal-Assisted Intervention on Preoperative Anxiety and Dose of Sedation in Children. This study will examine the effect of animal-assisted intervention (AAI) on children’s anxiety levels and sedation […]