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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. [...]

Through The Eyes Of A Musher – Interview Series

January 23, 2019

Dog-powered sports are one of the oldest manifestations of the human-canine bond. In the sport of mushing underlays a legacy of fundamental values and skills that could be considered as vital life lessons. To learn more about this wonderful activity, we interviewed mushers from different parts of the world. [...]

Assistance Dogs

September 29, 2013

Even when some dogs are trained to perform more than one specific task, there are three different groups of assistance dogs according to their field of specialization. Learn about them here [...]

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. [...]