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Therapy dogs

THERAPY DOGS are dogs that might be trained to provide affection and comfort to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with autism. Therapy dogs are usually not assistance or service dogs, but can be one or both with some organizations. (source) The Disabled World website covers the subject very well. Pet… Read More »

Service & Therapy

What is a service animal? A service animal is any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. For example, guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling wheelchairs, alerting and… Read More »