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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. [...]

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. [...]