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Dog therapy is beneficial for children under 13 years of age treated at the Mental Health Day Hospital

The study, led by the Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS, is the first to have observed the benefits of dog therapy in the setting of the Child and Adolescent Mental Heath Day Hospital. To date, this has been observed in children under 13 years old, but the aim is to extend the therapy and study its benefits in patients 13-17 years of age.

therapy session with dogs

The project was carried out with professionals from the Canine-Assisted Therapy Centre (CTAC) with the collaboration of Purina and "la Caixa" Foundation through CaixaBank.

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