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Setting Pups Up for Success: The Alliance of Therapy Dogs

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe Alliance of Therapy Dogs is a non-profit organization that certifies dogs as therapy animals. Today, more and more medical professionals are seeing the importance of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) and animal-assisted activities (AAA) on people’s health and state of mind. So, if you’d like to join the movement and learn more

101 Course on How to Make Your Dog a Therapy Dog

Reading Time: 3 minutesHave you ever been to visit someone in a hospital or been standing in line to drop your bag at the airport, when suddenly you find yourself face-to-face with a dog whose job it is to cuddle? Therapy dogs are amazing canine citizens that are taken to places where people might need a little extra love and support. The best news? Your pet

Therapy Dogs International: Training Therapy Dogs to Succeed

Reading Time: 4 minutesHave you ever gone into a school, nursing home, or hospital, and found yourself face-to-face with a furry staff member? If so, chances are you’ve met a therapy dog!  Therapy Dogs International is one of America’s leading trainers and certifiers of therapy dogs, active in all 50 states. Read on to learn more about Therapy Dogs International,

Hero Dogs 101: The Essential Therapy Dog Requirements

Reading Time: 5 minutes What are the therapy dog requirements that you need to know about to turn your awesome pup into a superhero pup? A therapy dog works with a dog handler. This is almost always the dog’s owner. Do you think that you and your doggo have what it takes to become a therapy team? Read on to find out more about training, therapy dog certification

The Ins and Outs of Therapy Dog Certification

Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you got an especially friendly, gentle, and responsive dog that may be suited to being a therapy dog? Or perhaps you’re thinking about adopting a pooch as your own individual emotional support animal to help you in your life first and foremost. Perhaps, later on, when all is going well, they can share their love and special qualities

How to Get a Therapy Dog: Make Your Dog a Community Hero

Reading Time: 5 minutesHave you ever wondered what a day in the life of a therapy dog may look like? Do they actually work like dogs – and what does that mean anyway?! Therapy dogs (and other types of therapy animals) have a very special role. A therapy dog can be any breed of dog. An existing pooch can also be suitable for therapy dog training. Read on to

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