How To Register Your Dog As A Therapy Animal
If you have a compassionate, well-behaved pup with love to spare, and you want to volunteer as a therapy dog team at hospitals, schools, and more, here's what you have to do.
Dog Therapy In The Aftermath Of Natural Disaster
If you need help in your emotional recovery journey, consider your four-legged BFF as a helpmate. Remember, in these crazy times, your dog could be good medicine.
Incredible Therapy Dog: Koko The Labradoodle [VIDEO]
She was the first mixed breed to receive the American Kennel Club’s working therapy dog title!
Heartbreak To Healing [VIDEO]
Chris Hughes has a passion for dogs. So much so that he takes them in from the most dire situations to find them a new home any chance he gets.
Kandu And Lucy: Armless Therapy Dogs [VIDEO]
Kandu and Lucy have a 'can do' attitude that most dogs in their situation would not.
This Wolf Is Training To Be A Therapy Dog
Nayeli is trying to become a therapy dog. But she’s actually more wolf than dog!
Carrie Fisher’s Dog, Gary, Remembers His Human And Gets New Home
Gary the French Bulldog spent the last few years always at his owner's side. Now that Carrie Fisher has passed away, he is going to a new home while remembering the bond they shared.
Leave No Dog Behind: A Christmas “Tail” of Love
I was one of those people, by the way, who said “never again. I cannot get this close to an animal like this.”
Woman Being Comforted By Support Dog In Viral Video Shot Dead By Police
Police had been called to investigate a report of a suicidal woman. According to police she was shot when she came at them with the knife.
Therapy Dog Becomes Honorary School Teacher For Helping Students Read
A 10-year-old Shih Tzu helps students feel comfortable and excited about learning to read. She's been so helpful that she was made into an honorary staff member.
Certified Therapy Dog Escapes And Returns Home 20 Minutes Later Stabbed, Shot And Beaten
Zwitter, was horrified when she learned from the vet that her beloved family dog had been shot, stabbed and beaten in the 20 minutes she had gone missing.
Meet Spartacus: The Incredible Therapy Dog
Spartacus is a special dog who brings comfort and joy to so many.
Therapy Dogs Deployed To Combat Bullying In Kansas Middle School
Landon middle school in Topeka Kansas is using therapy dogs to aid kids with anxiety. The dogs are able to pick up on stress and seek out those in need.
Surfing dog grants ultimate wish to terminally ill boy
Given six months to live, Caleb Acosta told the Make-A-Wish foundation he wanted to surf with a dog he saw on ESPN; his wish was granted, as he hit the waves with Ricochet.
Man threatened with jail time for hanging “Lost Dog” signs
A Marysville, Wash., man on a desperate search for his missing dog has been told by local authorities to remove the “Lost Dog” flyers he’s posted around town — or else. Nanna, a 3-year-old Rottweiler, isn’t just a mere pet to 34-year-old Shawn Slater. Slater has suffered from severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), bipolar […]
Therapy dog helps teens heal at Miami detention center
When folks from the Miami-Dade Regional Juvenile Detention Center (MDRJDC) went looking for the perfect therapy dog for their incarcerated teens, they looked no further than a good-natured black Labrador Retriever named Justice, whom they found at the Big Dog Ranch Rescue in Wellington, Fla. Justice first joined the MDRJDC team back in January after […]
Amazing police department therapy dog comforts residents
Therapy dogs are the ambassadors for the four-legged kind. Whether they are cheering up patients at hospitals, assisting the disabled, visiting nursing homes, building kids’ confidence in school, or comforting victims after traumatic events, these specially trained dogs always go above and beyond to help others. Golden Retriever Scotti is one of these amazing assistance […]
Actor Charlie Sheen donates $10,000 for girl’s therapy dog
Actor Charlie Sheen has long been known as the quintessential Hollywood bad boy, often making the headlines for some not-so-good reasons. But the Anger Management star showed his caring side last week when he helped a young Florida girl in desperate need of a therapy dog. Almost three years ago, 15-year-old Teagan Marti fell 100 […]