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Animal Assisted Activities

Animal Assisted Activities2020-04-15T22:47:13+08:00

Established in 2009 as a model ‘doggie school’ in Malaysia, this community school has graduated over 2,000 dogs and dog owners, which is part of MNAWF’s Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) programme. It is a programme focused to prevent pets from being abandoned, abused and left to stray in our community.

Dog Obedience & Agility Training [Read more]
A Community Project on Dog Obedience & Agility Training for pet owners in Klang Valley is an Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) Program, a specially organized by MNAWF to enhance the bond between people and their pets.

Courses on Canine Behaviour and Training [View photo] [News Clip]
These courses are geared to provide owners with a better understanding of canine behavior and prevent the abandonment of animals due to unacceptable behaviour problems. They follow along the lines of the canine good citizen program and use positive training methods. Courses are organised with Terry Ryan, animal behaviourist and trainer from the US.

The Miracle of Animal Assisted Therapy in Malaysia [Read More]
Humans have an intrinsic and biological imperative to commune with nature, receive attention and make connection. The mere presence of an animal – even a visiting animal – lifts the spirit, brings a smile and breaks the ice in social situations, eradicating isolation and loneliness, and thereby motivating ‘natural’ healing.

Human-Animal Interaction Programmes [View photo] [News Clip]
These programmes are jointly organised with local universities and animal clubs for the public and in welfare homes. They are designed to create awareness on the therapeutic nature of animals and help children familiarise with pets. Events have included a cat festival, horse riding camp, pet interaction carnival and trips to petting zoos.