Therapy Dogs

1 03, 2022

How Therapy Dogs Help to Reduce Student Stress and Anxiety

2022-07-07T16:01:47+00:00March 1st, 2022|Therapy Dogs|

As a result of the pandemic, natural disasters, and social anxiety, the importance of having a friend to lean on has never been so important. However, many fail to realize that friendships don't always have to be between people. Thus, most students miss out on the benefits of having a therapy pet in their lives. [...]

1 02, 2022

Therapy Dogs May Help Unlock Health Benefits for People in Hospitals in the US

2022-07-07T16:02:56+00:00February 1st, 2022|Therapy Dogs|

Pet therapy sessions at the hospital are a great way to help patients feel happy. Handlers and their dogs make short visits to the rooms of patients to help relieve stress, depression, and anxiety. Pet therapy is known for lifting spirits and lowering blood pressure when patients interact with the dog.  Patients and children who [...]

1 01, 2022

Quick Health Tips & Questions for Dog and Puppy Adoption

2022-07-07T16:04:07+00:00January 1st, 2022|Therapy Dogs|

Dogs and puppies are some of the sweetest gifts to humanity, and they are hands down the most lovable and caring animals you can ever imagine.  Known as man’s best friend, dogs crave love and love only.  No matter how many times you’ve been rude to them, no matter how many times you’ve turned them [...]

1 12, 2021

Improve Your Mental and Physical Health With Therapy Dogs

2022-06-16T13:07:08+00:00December 1st, 2021|Therapy Dogs|

There is a long history of using animals to help improve physical and mental health. Not only are they good for the owner, but therapy dogs can also make a big difference regarding the well-being of those they visit. Keep reading if this concept is new to you, as it will help change your perspective [...]

1 10, 2021

Tips To Take Care Of Your Dog’s Hair

2022-02-17T10:37:08+00:00October 1st, 2021|Animal Assisted Therapy, Therapy Dogs|

For dog owners, grooming their dogs is usually a major concern. After all, you would always want your dog to have the best looks and good health right? One of the key aspects of grooming a dog is taking care of its coat. Regardless of the breed, your dog would need regular and proper care [...]

1 09, 2021

Things Your Senior Dog Would Like to Tell You

2022-02-17T11:44:09+00:00September 1st, 2021|Therapy Dogs|

As dogs get older, their needs change. Making your dog more comfortable in her later years involves paying attention to these changing needs. Having a dog is a pleasure, and your furry friend will be loyal, keeping you company, creating many exciting and enjoyable moments. However, there are certain downsides to having a dog, and [...]

1 08, 2021

Care Tips For Senior Dog Owners

2022-02-17T10:38:57+00:00August 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 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 [...]

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