9 02, 2024

Therapy Dogs On Military Bases

2024-02-09T15:17:29+00:00February 9th, 2024|Facilities, Stories|

The Importance of Therapy Dogs and the Military The importance of therapy dogs on military bases has emerged as a vital role in supporting military personnel. These furry companions not only share smiles and joy but they offer tremendous emotional comfort to those who are grappling with the complex challenges of their duties. Learn more [...]

3 01, 2024

Overcome Exam Stress with Therapy Dogs

2024-05-08T14:38:36+00:00January 3rd, 2024|Benefits, Facilities|

The Impact of Exam Stress Exam stress can take a serious toll on mental and physical health. Late-night study sessions and nervousness often lead to anxiety, nausea, and headaches, which are all commonly associated with exam stress. How to reduce stress and anxiety during exams To support students during exam season, many college campuses have [...]

7 07, 2023

Therapy Dogs In Courtrooms

2023-07-07T16:45:29+00:00July 7th, 2023|Facilities|

Therapy Dogs go Pro Bone-o Courtrooms can have a tense atmosphere. People often feel intimidated and overwhelmed when they attend court. That’s why ATD offers free visits of therapy dogs in courtroom proceedings to help ease the tension.  Therapy dogs in courtrooms can help ease the stress and anxiety of victims and witnesses, particularly children [...]

6 06, 2023

Therapy Dogs For First Responders

2023-07-10T14:46:36+00:00June 6th, 2023|Facilities, Stories|

 Therapy Dogs For First Responders First responders have an important job to do. They are quickly ready to help in emergencies and often put their lives on the line to make sure others are safe. While we acknowledge their heroism, their occupational stress can take a toll on their mental health. That’s where therapy dogs [...]

10 05, 2023

Companionship For Seniors

2023-05-10T14:00:30+00:00May 10th, 2023|Benefits, Facilities|

Companionship For Seniors: Therapy Dogs In Retirement Homes Visits to retirement homes, from therapy dogs, have become increasingly popular as it has become obvious that dogs are an excellent source of companionship for seniors. They don’t judge, they don’t scold, and instead, they offer unconditional love and kindness.  And after all, isn’t a dog man’s [...]

5 04, 2023

Free Therapy Dog Home Visits

2023-04-05T21:23:39+00:00April 5th, 2023|Facilities, Therapy Dogs|

Photo credit: ATD Former Board Member Peggy Grookett Free Therapy Dog Home Visits Dogs can be wonderful for our well-being. When we take them for walks, we step outside and exercise, when we are feeling low, they are nearby, ready to snuggle. Though some people may not be able to experience the joys of being [...]

4 04, 2023

Therapy Dogs At Funeral Homes

2023-04-04T21:56:52+00:00April 4th, 2023|Facilities|

Therapy Dogs At Funeral Homes There can be a delicate atmosphere present at funerals. Emotions like grief, loneliness, and sadness can take over, leaving bereaved people in a vulnerable state. While grieving can be overwhelming for some, therapy dogs at funeral homes can help provide comfort during this difficult time. The Benefits of Therapy Dogs [...]

10 03, 2023

Therapy Dogs In Nursing Homes

2023-03-10T17:37:08+00:00March 10th, 2023|Facilities|

Therapy Dogs In Nursing Homes Therapy dogs in nursing homes can bring uplifting energy and help make a positive impact on the residents, the staff, and families. Therapy Dogs Can Provide Comfort A therapy dog’s calm companionship facilitates a connection that has an effect on residents’ well-being such as reducing intense emotions like aggression and [...]

10 02, 2023

Therapy Dogs at Hospitals

2023-02-10T20:38:02+00:00February 10th, 2023|Facilities|

Therapy dogs at hospitals offer several health benefits. Being a hospital patient can feel isolating. While you are recovering, your physical and emotional health can take a toll. That’s why we have our therapy dogs visit hospitals! At Alliance of Therapy dogs, we help to share smiles and joy. Learn more about the impact of [...]

7 12, 2022

Therapy Dogs At College Campuses

2022-12-07T18:05:36+00:00December 7th, 2022|Facilities|

Ease school stress with some cute pups. While being at college can be a wonderful experience, it can also be difficult at times. From assigned readings to writing essays and studying for exams, students can experience increased anxiety and stress levels. That’s why we have our therapy dogs visit college campuses! Therapy Dogs Can Help [...]

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