Animal Assisted Therapy

1 11, 2023

Pet Therapy For Teens’ Mental Health I ATD

2023-11-01T21:33:35+00:00November 1st, 2023|Animal Assisted Therapy, Therapy Dogs|

Benefits of Pet Therapy For Teens Growing up comes with a wide range of challenges and pet therapy for teens offers many benefits. The stress of academic performance, peer relationships, social media, physical appearance, and societal pressure can contribute to feelings of anxiety and depression. With these overwhelming pressures, teenagers may struggle to find coping [...]

15 06, 2022

The Surprising Benefits Of Therapy Dogs This 2022

2022-07-07T15:42:52+00:00June 15th, 2022|Animal Assisted Therapy, Therapy Dogs|

Have you ever interacted with a therapy dog? If not, you're in for a surprise! These dogs provide more than just companionship – they also offer a range of health benefits. From reducing anxiety to helping with physical rehabilitation, it's clear that therapy dogs are a valuable resource. Keep reading to learn more about the [...]

1 10, 2021

Tips To Take Care Of Your Dog’s Hair

2022-02-17T10:37:08+00:00October 1st, 2021|Animal Assisted Therapy, Therapy Dogs|

For dog owners, grooming their dogs is usually a major concern. After all, you would always want your dog to have the best looks and good health right? One of the key aspects of grooming a dog is taking care of its coat. Regardless of the breed, your dog would need regular and proper care [...]

1 07, 2021

Grooming Tips For Therapy Dog Owners: How To Get Your Pup Ready For Their Next Visit

2022-03-01T13:29:25+00:00July 1st, 2021|Animal Assisted Therapy|

Owning a dog means undertaking many necessary tasks, including grooming them and making sure they always look and feel their best. Keeping your precious pooch well-groomed is particularly important when they undertake a task such as being a therapy dog. At the Alliance of Therapy Dogs, we support our members, both two-legged and four-legged, and [...]

1 06, 2021

Spotting Heatstroke In Dogs: A Practical Guide

2022-03-09T14:00:22+00:00June 1st, 2021|Animal Assisted Therapy|

Summer is upon us, which means fun days out in the sun. For dog owners, that means getting to spend more time outdoors exploring with your pup. While taking your dog out in the sunny weather is a fun activity, you must do it safely and keep your dog from getting over-heated. In many parts [...]

1 05, 2021

Helping Your Rescue Dog To Settle Into Their New Home- A Guide

2021-07-20T20:04:49+00:00May 1st, 2021|Animal Assisted Therapy, Therapy Dogs|

Welcoming a rescue into your home can change both of your lives. For the dog, it gives them a new place to live and a more secure life. For you, a rescue could be a loving, kind pet that brings you loyalty and love. As such, it’s no wonder that rescue dog adoption has risen [...]

1 04, 2021

How To Make Your Garden Dog-Friendly

2021-07-20T20:06:31+00:00April 1st, 2021|Animal Assisted Therapy|

Dogs love to explore, especially when they’re outside or in a new environment. That’s why most dog owners like to have a garden in which they can let their beloved pet run free. While a garden is an ideal place to let your dog explore, you need to make sure that it’s safe. Unfortunately, it's [...]

1 03, 2021

Preparing your dog to resume in-person visits Part II: Canine Body Language

2021-07-22T12:26:39+00:00March 1st, 2021|Animal Assisted Therapy|

This educational series offered by ATD and taught by ATD board member Laurie Schlossnagle, KPA CTP, CCUI, PCT-A, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, TAG teacher Level 1 is intended to support handlers and their dogs as they prepare to resume in-person visits after a prolonged suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has changed the way therapy dogs share [...]

1 03, 2021

Fun Summer Staycations You Can Enjoy With Your Pup

2021-07-20T20:07:23+00:00March 1st, 2021|Animal Assisted Therapy|

Summer holidays are always something to look forward to and give you the chance to get away from everyday life stresses. Unfortunately, the pandemic has meant that many individuals might struggle to travel abroad in 2021. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t spend an enjoyable summer having fun. International flights could cause you to [...]

15 07, 2019

Lesser-known Venues That Can Benefit from Therapy Dogs

2019-10-28T17:50:09+00:00July 15th, 2019|Animal Assisted Therapy, Therapy Dogs|

The age-old saying of “A dog is a man's best friend” has found its true application in recent times.  Our furry mates have always been the most loved members of the family. They give equal or more love as we give them and drive profound psychological benefits to improve our wellbeing.  Of late, the idea [...]

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