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How To Discover Your Dog’s Unique Healing Talent – Interview with Judy Fridono, Surf Dog Ricochet’s Trainer

Surf Dog Ricochet is the first-ever dog to provide canine-assisted surfing therapy, after jumping on a surfboard with a quadriplegic boy in 2009. In addition to her work as a therapy dog for individuals with physical, cognitive or emotional disabilities, such as children with autism and veterans with PTSD, she is a great example of how valuable innate talents, instincts, and out-of-the box ideas can be. [...]

How To Train A Therapy Dog – Interview With Barb Kelly

Barb Kelly, Director at Therapeutic Paws Of Canada (TPOC), explains what personality traits and temperament make a good therapy dog, and the process to get started in animal-assisted therapy (AAT). Offer physical, mental and spiritual support to those who need it, and help promote the healing power of pets. TPOC, bringing joy, comfort and healing. [...]