Associazione Nazionale Utilizzo del Cane per Scopi Sociali (ANUCSS)

Project support
For the PET therapy project  “Medici a Quattro Zampe” (four-legged doctors) with dogs in the pediatric department of the Ospedale G.B. Grassi in Rome.  Data from the dogs’ visits will be used for a research project to measure the effect of the program on the compliance of children with their medical regimen, on their emotional state, and on the presence of stress indicators.

The ANUCSS was created in 1998 to deliver dog-assisted psychological and motor rehabilitation to the handicapped, the elderly and children.