5th Annual WML Academic Symposium

Time: 1:00-1:20
Room: 312
Presenter: Kelli Karl
Title: The Impact of Animal-Assisted Activities on Patients with Dementia
Developed under the guidance of Dr. Eugene Sumner, Social Work

This project studies the effects of animal-assisted activities on patients with dementia. Participants in an adult day care were given animal interventions to see if the therapy dog effected mood and social behavior.