Therapy Dogs

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

2020-06-15T13:36:44+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 [...]

1 10, 2019

Quick Guide – Getting Your Dog Certified as a Therapy Dog

2020-06-30T13:09:30+00:00October 1st, 2019|Therapy Dogs|

Therapy dogs are wonderful! These certified four-legged creatures are known to spread joy and bring back lost smiles. They are proven to reduce stress, anxiety and ease loneliness and so are loved as healing companions. If you are considering getting your friendly fido registered as a therapy dog, this mini-guide will help you through the [...]

1 09, 2019

Therapy Animals – Offering Comfort and Cheer to People in Need

2020-01-21T13:36:50+00:00September 1st, 2019|Therapy Dogs|

Animals have been known to offer humans companionship since ages. However, more recently, therapy animals have been recognized by medical science for the benefits they provide. There are endless ways that animals like dogs, cats, and horses offer therapeutic benefits and help people heal from physical as well as psychological ailments. Besides assisting humans in [...]

15 08, 2019

How Therapy Dogs Can Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing

2019-10-28T17:50:00+00:00August 15th, 2019|Therapy Dogs|

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself." –Josh Billings How true is that! Dog owners would agree that merely being around their dogs fills their hearts with a sense of happiness, contentment, and peace. No matter how dull and dark the world might seem, as soon [...]