Therapy Dogs

1 08, 2020

Homemade Summer Treats To Keep Your Pup Cool This Summer

2020-09-11T12:29:16+00:00August 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

The sun is out, which means that we’re all enjoying sweet treats like popsicles, ice creams, and sorbets. If you’re a dog owner, then you want to share every happy experience with your pooch, but some human treats can hurt your dog. As a renowned certification agency for therapy dogs, the Alliance of Therapy Dogs [...]

1 08, 2020

Tricks You Teach Your Dog During The Lockdown

2020-09-11T12:29:10+00:00August 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

With shelter in place orders in place in most states thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, you're probably spending a lot more time at home than usual right now. For your dog, this is great news- they always love spending time with you! They'll want to have fun and join in with any activities you're doing [...]

1 07, 2020

Why Therapy Dogs Are More Important After The Pandemic Than Ever Before

2020-09-11T12:29:01+00:00July 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

The US is slowly getting back to a semblance of normal, following the global Coronavirus pandemic that shut down many businesses and facilities. As many public spaces start to reopen, they are seeking support. It’s not just local businesses that need your help; facilities such as hospitals, hospices, care homes, and schools also need assistance. [...]

1 06, 2020

5 Ways Therapy Dogs Can Help Kids

2020-06-15T19:18:58+00:00June 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

Dogs enrich our lives in a great many ways, but therapy dogs, like the ones tested, certified, and registered by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs, offer extra benefits. They help people in a variety of facilities to improve their mood and gain the strength and confidence to overcome the challenges they face. Their love and [...]

1 05, 2020

How To Keep Your Dog Calm In These Changing Circumstances – Therapy Dogs

2020-07-15T07:08:15+00:00May 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

Thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, we’re all now living very different lives and are having to adapt to significant changes to our everyday routines. It’s hard enough for adults to manage change, but imagine how tough it must be for your dog. They have no idea what’s going on and no way to communicate with [...]

1 04, 2020

Heart-Warming Stories Of Former Rescue Dogs Becoming Therapy Dogs

2020-04-23T10:48:47+00:00April 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

Dogs are incredible, loyal companions, and for those of us with the time and energy to welcome them into our lives, they enrich them beyond measure. Some individuals, unfortunately, are unable to care for their dogs or are cruel and undeserving of their love and affection. This is why rescue centers offer invaluable services. They [...]

1 03, 2020

The Differences Between Therapy Dogs and Service Dogs

2020-05-19T13:55:53+00:00March 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

Dogs are not only an excellent pet to care for and build a connection with, but they’re also capable of providing amazing services to people in need. There are a wide variety of conditions and disabilities that dogs can help people with. The usages and functions of dogs can differ depending on whether they’re being [...]

1 02, 2020

Creating A Social Media Account for Your Therapy Dog: A Beginner’s Guide

2020-03-18T09:40:34+00:00February 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

Therapy dogs do vital work helping people from all walks of life to recuperate in hospitals, learn in schools, and get over trauma in various social settings such as airports and funeral homes.  This vital work is undertaken by valued volunteers, both canine and human, who give their time and effort to provide this important [...]

1 01, 2020

How Can You Tell if Your Dog is Under Stress?

2020-03-18T10:47:14+00:00January 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

Stress is very much a part of human existence. It is a word that means different things to different people. Some people are stressed out because of the bigger things in life such as money troubles or the high-pressure job they have, as well as any huge changes or disruptions to their normal schedule and [...]

1 12, 2019

Nine Ways Therapy Dogs Can Help Kids with Autism

2019-12-18T20:55:36+00:00December 1st, 2019|Therapy Dogs|

Life for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities can be challenging. ASD causes developmental impairment that often leads to other issues like rigid behavior, narrow range of interests, social withdrawal, and anxiety. Children with ASD often have short attention spans and difficulties with social communication.  There are various therapies and [...]

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