Animal therapies (canistherapy and hippotherapy) make use of the positive effects of animals on the physical, mental and social well-being of humans. The animal not only has the role of a therapist, but it is also a great motivating factor in activities aimed at developing fine or gross motor skills, as well as relaxing activities. What can be expected from animal therapy? Improving the functioning of the organism, musculoskeletal system, memory and logical thinking, but also increasing empathy and create a bond with the animal. Muscle tension is relaxed, reflexes to maintain balance are involved and the ability to concentrate increases. Animal therapy is a unique healing and rehabilitation method that is mediated by a living being and adapted to the individual requirements of each client.