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 [...]

3 02, 2021

Preparing Your Dog to Resume In-Person Visits

2021-06-01T11:40:51+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Therapy Dogs|

Part I: Desensitizing your dog to COVID-related stimuli 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 [...]

1 02, 2021

Care Tips For Senior Dog Owners

2021-07-16T14:19:58+00:00February 1st, 2021|Therapy Dogs|

Everyone loves puppies; they're cute and small, but they quickly grow into older animals. As any responsible dog owner knows, dogs are a 10-15 year commitment, and they need extra care as they get older. While most dog lovers know that puppies have specific dietary and lifestyle requirements, they sometimes overlook older animals' changing needs. [...]

1 12, 2020

How Can Preparing to Become a Therapy Dog Benefit Your Puppy

2021-06-09T06:52:46+00:00December 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

During the coronavirus epidemic, support and goodwill are needed more than ever before. Loneliness and ill-health are becoming more commonplace, and a supportive network must be formed to carry everybody through. It’s not just humans who have been the rock of many during these trying times; dogs are also the ever-loyal love machines they are, [...]

1 10, 2020

Easy Ways To Help Your Pooch Get More Active Now That The Shelter In Place Restrictions Are Lifting

2021-03-16T19:55:37+00:00October 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

The Shelter In Place Orders that governors across the USA enforced are slowly lifting, and that means that you’ll be able to get out and start enjoying your life again. Since the orders were put in place to keep us safe from the Coronavirus, many individuals have found themselves gaining a few pounds. Weight gain [...]

1 09, 2020

Health Issues You Should Never Ignore In Your Dog

2021-03-16T19:56:23+00:00September 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

Healthy dogs are happy dogs, and as such, every dog owner wants their pet to be as healthy as possible. As the pet wellness and healthcare markets are now booming, many owners focus on buying new products for their pets rather than checking them for illness.  At the Alliance Of Therapy Dogs, we love dogs [...]

1 08, 2020

Homemade Summer Treats To Keep Your Pup Cool This Summer

2021-03-16T19:59:25+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

2021-03-16T20:00:14+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 [...]

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