Therapy Dogs

3 02, 2021

Preparing Your Dog to Resume In-Person Visits

2021-02-03T23:21:02+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 10, 2020

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

2020-10-28T13:04:15+00:00October 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

The Shelter In Place Orders that were enforced by Governers across the USA 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. [...]

1 09, 2020

Health Issues You Should Never Ignore In Your Dog

2020-11-02T06:54:46+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

2020-10-20T18:41:26+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

2020-10-20T18:42:35+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

2020-10-20T18:44:35+00:00July 1st, 2020|Therapy Dogs|

The US is slowly getting back to 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. The Alliance of [...]

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 [...]

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