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TOP #100: Therapy Dogs vs Service Dogs – What’s the Difference?

Our guest Elisabeth Van Every, expert on the subject of therapy and service animals, discusses differences between service dogs vs therapy dogs, and more.

The Complete Guide to Different Types of Assistance Dogs

For anyone looking into adopting an assistance animal to help with your day-to-day life, it's crucial to understand the differences between the various types of...

Therapy Dogs Reduce ADHD Symptoms in Kids, Study Shows

Most kids with ADHD get by with medication but having a therapy dog might be better solution, according to researchers from the University of...

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...

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