Tag Archives: therapy dogs

  • Articles How to Choose a Therapy Dog

    When trying to decide what type of dog you should get to help you or a family member recover from an illness, there are several things to...
  • Articles Can Your Dog Be a Therapy Dog?

    If you and your dog have a few hours a week to volunteer, you may consider making your dog a therapy dog for people who are chronically ill...
  • Reference Pieces The Science behind Dog Therapy

    Sure, we can see that having a dog visit gives us a nice cheery distraction when we’re sick, lonely, or bored. But can a dog really affect...
  • Reference Pieces Service Dogs vs. Therapy Dogs

    People often confuse the terms service dog (called assistance dogs in Europe) and therapy dog. When we’re visiting in the hospital, I often...
  • Reference Pieces What is a Therapy Dog?

    A therapy dog is a dog that has been trained, tested, and certified to be able to consistently and safely provide comfort and affection to...
  • Articles Therapy Dogs for Dementia

    As dementia becomes more severe, people can become withdrawn from the world around them, retreating into a place closed off to their loved...