IAHAIO recommendation on compassion fatigue in AAI

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IAHAIO recommendation on compassion fatigue in AAI

IAHAIO recognizes the risk of compassion fatigue in the field of human-animal interactions and animal assisted interventions. Compassion fatigue affects people’s physical and emotional health and social functioning – and as such can become a social problem,  challenging public health across borders.

We are pleased to set out our recommendations on how to recognise the symptoms of compassion fatigue and how these can be addressed.

Our recommendation can be read in full here.

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