They benefit society and the world.
You can hardly be surprised if will tell you that dogs have been faithfully serving people from around 1927. We all know about how useful dogs in different areas of our lives. But they are not the only animals that help humanity. In the world there are many other living beings — the real helpers of man. From hedgehogs to iguanas: 11 animals that, along with people who have jobs and bring benefits to society and the world.
1) Mini pony
They are excellent guide dogs. However, unlike dogs, a pony needs to live on the street and they require more space and care.
Thanks to its calm and friendly nature of donkeys we help psychologists and are directly involved in therapy. According to the British research on this topic, donkeys help people overcome their mental problems and difficulties in life. Even the most anxious and nervous children calm down when petting a donkey and communicate with them.
Perfect for after-stress therapy. Ferrets are cute, fluffy and sociable. In addition, they are less likely to cause allergies.
These animals are often used for therapy. Llamas — smart, highly difficult to train animals. They are sociable and curious, and even next to them very nice to be, which makes them particularly popular among kids.
There are several cases when the iguanas helped people to rehabilitate after trauma and depression. So Joseph from Maryland claims that his foot iguana (length 1.2 m) helped him get out of depression. Psychiatrist Joseph was assigned the official status of iguana animal-therapist. So she could really participate in the treatment of other patients, helping people cope with stress.
Some of the monkeys, especially Capuchins respond well to training and can perform simple tasks. So, they can flip the book pages to bring different items and use different kinds of switches. Thus, they are often an excellent help for patients with paralysis of the limbs, back injuries and other diseases that affect the mobility of the person.
Goat, oddly enough, are also used for emotional therapy. They sometimes use in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, rehabilitation centres and hospices.
Jerzy perfectly learn new ways of interacting with people through positive reinforcement. Thus, after special training, they can successfully work within the framework of emotional therapy to people who need support.
Sheep is also used for removing people from unpleasant emotional States. So in the North West of Wisconsin has a health centre which on a regular basis “works” enchanting a sheep, helping patients cope with stress.
Despite the fact that we used to see these animals only as a source of milk and meat, they were great healers of souls. It has long been used in Geneva, Ohio (not to be confused with Geneva, Switzerland).
These adorable furry animals, too, stand on guard of human peace and tranquility. Due to its small size they are very popular among children.
In some cases, people helped quite unexpected, it would seem that animals. So, in different parts of the world for the treatment of used pigs and parrots, kangaroos and turtles, as well as turkeys and ducks. There are even cases when friends and emotional support for humans became animals such as wolf, snake and even a bearded lizard. What can I say, love animals — our most true and loyal friends!
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