There is a strong bond between animals and people. Animals are accepting and non-judgemental. Animal assisted therapy and activities involve a specially trained animal working with a person on a specific objective. In our school, that means my student handlers and I ask Mustang to perform specific commands that respond to and help ease anxiety and stress.
|A student enjoys a |
|Mustang demonstrates lap "pressure" on|
a student handler.
|Mustang demonstrates "peek-a-boo"|
with a student handler at
his introductory assembly.