You’ve probably heard of pet therapy, a type of animal-assisted intervention used to improve a patient’s social, emotional, and cognitive functioning. It’s been shown to be particularly helpful for seniors. But what you may not realize is that using robotic cats and dogs may be just as effective. Here’s what you should know about battery-powered pets.
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