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How To Register Your Dog As A Therapy Animal

If you think your dog has an amazingly caring, calm, and obedient personality, you may want to share your pup’s love with people who could benefit from a therapy animal visit. Be prepared because the process for becoming a therapy animal is not easy.

by Mike Clark
June 4th

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.

by DogTime
May 19th, 2017

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 disorder, […]

by DogTime Staff
July 25th, 2013

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 spending […]

by DogTime Staff
July 19th, 2013

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 dogs. […]

by DogTime Staff
June 21st, 2013

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 feetfrom […]

by DogTime Staff
February 19th, 2013
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