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Research Proves That Therapy Dogs Can Help Stressed-Out Students

A new study demonstrated how therapy dogs improve mental health of college students, and shows why it's helpful to have dogs around during particularly...

Adopting Emotional Support Dog: How to Do It Correctly

Not everyone really understands what an emotional support dog is. Many are aware that emotional support dogs exist, but they can’t really differentiate between...

TOP #45: How a Service Dog Saves My Life Everyday

Marty Harris is a woman with an untreatable heart condition and a service dog named Adele who transformed her life. An award-winning documentary "Adele and Everything After" was made about the two of them. Marty is here to tell us her fascinating and inspiring story.

How to Make Your Dog an Emotional Support Dog

Your dog offers you comfort and support any time you have an emotional need or crisis. You have often felt like you would be...

5 Things to Remember Before Getting a Service Dog

Have you been considering life with a service dog? There are things to consider when deciding if a service dog is right for you...

Caring Dogs Comfort Las Vegas After the Shooting Tragedy

A group of trained therapy dogs traveled to Las Vegas last week to comfort Las Vegas residents after the deadly shooting that occurred there....

Do Dogs Help Anxiety and How?

You may have been feeling down or even have been feeling some anxiety and notice that these emotions are alleviated when your dog is...

TOP #28: The Healing Power of Dogs

In this podcast episode, I spoke with Mark Winik, author of "The Dog Healers", about his personal journey and his experience with the healing power of dogs.

25 Best Therapy Dog Breeds List

Therapy dogs have really burst onto the scene in the last few years. Traditionally, people would mainly see therapy dogs assisting the blind, but there...

Therapy Dogs May Help Autistic Children

A behavioral scientist working with therapy dogs suggests that canines may help children with autism better complete their tasks. Alexandra Protopopova is a behavioral...

Science on Therapy Dogs for Depression: Fact or Fiction?

For years, therapy dogs have been employed as assistants to physically disabled individuals. More recently, the use of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been expanded...

Funeral Homes Using Therapy Dogs to Help the Mourning

Therapy dogs are now being used in Massachusetts funeral homes to comfort people struggling with their loss. Rob Dwyer is a funeral home director...

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Muscle Atrophy in Dogs: Causes, Prevention and Treatments

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Thinking of Returning Your Dog? Here’s What You Can Do Instead

Having to return your adopted or rescued dog is never an easy decision, although sometimes it is simply necessary. According to ASPCA, among the...
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