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

June 15, 2019

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. [...]

Assistance Dogs

June 3, 2019

Assistance, guide or signal dogs, for people with autism or diabetes, for medical alertness or mobility; we tell you what they do and their differences. [...]

How Old Is My Dog?

May 19, 2019

There is a common belief that each year of life of a dog equals to 7 human years, but does it really? Learn how dog size and weight affects longevity. [...]

The Impact of Animal-Assisted Therapy And Activities

February 17, 2019

Learn more about how the healing power of pets was discovered as well as how animal-assisted therapy (AAT) and animal-assisted activities (AAA) came about. Find out what the importance of AAT organizations through our series of interview with volunteers or the executive members of organizations that work to make the world more dog-friendly. [...]

How To Train A Therapy Dog – Interview With Barb Kelly

January 29, 2013

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. [...]

Medical Detection Dogs

January 16, 2013

Dogs have been able to develop new and more sophisticated ways of saving our lives and protecting us from current dangers, and could potentially contribute to reducing disease diagnosis errors. [...]

10 Dangerous Foods For Your Dog

December 20, 2012

Despite similarities and common ingredients between the diets of dogs and humans, these are not identical, and sometimes human food can be the cause of food poisoning in dogs. Here is a list of the most common foods that are dangerous for dogs. [...]