Pet hold magical power while Dog are definitely the most described pet therapist. Cats definitely have their place in the therapy schedule.
Family pets have their own valuable role in helping a person recover after brain injury. When my husband Alan suffered a severe anoxic brain injury following a heart attack and cardiac arrest, our dog Molly became his steadfast rehab partner and constant companion.
Read more on pet therapy at: After Brain Injury: The Power of Pets in Rehabilitation