Therapy Dogs

13 05, 2022

Canidae Pet Food is the Official Pet Food Sponsor of The Alliance of Therapy Dogs

2022-07-07T15:50:11+00:00May 13th, 2022|Therapy Dogs|

As part of their mission to bring goodness to pets and people, Canidae has formed a partnership with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs to help certify therapy dog teams and share the healing nature of the human/pet connection. Canidae has pledged $20,000 to the Alliance of Therapy Dogs (ATD) in hopes of shining a light [...]

1 05, 2022

Choose the Right Dog That Fits Your Family

2022-07-07T15:53:13+00:00May 1st, 2022|Therapy Dogs|

Deciding to get a dog to care for is one of life’s major decisions. It would help if you were prepared for the responsibilities of owning a pet dog; it’s similar to having a child.  Finding the right dog for your family comes with several factors you need to consider aside from the breed. In [...]

28 04, 2022

How do Therapy Dogs Help in the Classroom?

2022-07-07T15:56:11+00:00April 28th, 2022|Therapy Dogs|

Contrary to common belief, therapy dogs have a very different job from service dogs.  Therapy dog services are beneficial not just for people teams visit in hospitals and nursing homes but also for students.  While service dogs are dedicated to a specific owner, therapy dogs have a much broader role to play, helping people feel [...]

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 [...]

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