Blog Posts - Therapy Dog



Ohio appeals court rules in favor of therapy dog’s presence at trial

The use of therapy dogs in a courtroom to comfort children as they testify in cases such as sexual abuse is not a new practice. But as long as sleazy perverts prisoners have enough money to hire a shyster lawyer, there will be appeals that it was unf...
by The Poodle (and dog) blog on Oct 28, 2015

The Canine in the Courtroom

Legend is a cute, friendly Labrador Retriever with an extraordinary job in the criminal justice system. He is a therapy dog used to comfort witnesses and victims, including children, in the Kern County (Bakersfield, CA) courtroom. Recently he spent o...
by The Poodle (and dog) blog on Aug 3, 2015

Fighting For Frankie: A Community Helping a Therapy Dog Who Has Helped So Many Others

"Frankie" Ekberg of The Husky BrothersHere's a story about a beautiful red and white Siberian Husky boy named "Frankie." Frankie is one of four Siberian Huskies from Long Island, New York known as The Husky Brothers, who are part of the Facebook grou...
by FiveSibes on Jul 25, 2015

Elevator riding teacup Poodle is a nursing home angel

Doug Dawson is a medications assistant at Lyngblomsten, a senior care center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Nala is his teacup Poodle. Each morning Lawson and Nala come to work together. He puts her on an elevator in the four story building and they go thei...
by The Poodle (and dog) blog on Apr 15, 2015

The best ways to Train a House Dog

The best ways to Train a House Dog - Great Tips to Housebreak a Dog and also Get Him to Pee Outside! You could effortlessly discover the best ways to educate a residence dog to pee outdoors using favorable dog training methods that will certainly m...
by AMAZING DOGS KNOWLEDGE on Nov 5, 2014

The best ways to Train a House Dog

The best ways to Train a House Dog - Great Tips to Housebreak a Dog and also Get Him to Pee Outside! You could effortlessly discover the best ways to educate a residence dog to pee outdoors using favorable dog training methods that will certainly mak...
by AMAZING DOGS KNOWLEDGE on Nov 5, 2014

Newtown therapy dog wins first nationwide Books & Barks Contest

Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, a leading U.S. pet insurance agency based in Boise, Idaho, announced today a Newtown therapy dog has been selected as the winner of the agency’s first Books & Barks contest. Kona, a therapy dog who regularly v...
by Bart the Dumpster Dog on Oct 22, 2014

Chopper the Biker Dog turns 5 years old

While some people and some dogs seem to be born to be wild, others seem to be born to brighten lives. And that has been true of Chopper, a registered service dog who has become a furry little celebrity in San Diego. When he was 3-months-old he got on...
by The Poodle (and dog) blog on Aug 5, 2014

Celebrating Service Dogs, Military Dogs, Working Dogs

Happy Work Like a Dog Day! We know of many dogs who work hard to enhance the quality of life for people, and even other animals, around them. Today, we are celebrating those working dogs who make the world a better place!
by Paws and Tails on Aug 4, 2014

Pet Therapy

Animals As Treatment The inclusion of pets into hospital and rehab atmospheres has long been taken into consideration extremely healing, and animals remain to be an important part of life long after rehab has actually finished. Along with loading lon...
by U Care Pets on Jun 27, 2014

Meet Greta – My Certified Therapy Dog!

Meet Greta – My Certified Therapy Dog! If you don’t know about therapy dog services, let me give you some details. The primary role of a therapy dog is to provide comfort and social contact without much human interaction.  Therapy dogs may help...
by Hip Hoods on Apr 19, 2014

2- and 4-Legged Bullying Victims Help Heal Each Other

So many of us know the wonderful and healing “medicine” that our canine companions can be.  Therapy dogs help those who are hurt in many different ways from physical to emotional to psychological, to heal or sometimes even just cope with...
by For the Love of the Dog on Nov 17, 2013

Countdown To Dog Time

In exactly one week I will have finished my first day of CCI training. Can you believe it’s almost here?? Me neither. In Denver there is a CCI community that gets together once a week to hang out with their … Continue reading →The p...
by Joy in the Day on Oct 21, 2013

Pitbull Destined for Death Brings Peace to Sandy Hook Student

Jeffrey, the ”Positively Peaceful Pit Bull,” was just hours from euthanasia three years ago when he was rescued by a a hospice worker in Milford, CT, Michele Houston.  She saw his potential almost immediately and took him to be trained for...
by For the Love of the Dog on Aug 25, 2013

Have You Ever Read A Book To A Dog?

Dogs love to be spoken to, right? Kids love dogs, right? Well, an organization called Therapy Dogs International has a program that brings kids and dogs together in schools and libraries. Here’s a quote from the organization’s web site: &...
by Notes from An Alien on Aug 1, 2013

Have You Ever Read A Book To A Dog?

Dogs love to be spoken to, right? Kids love dogs, right? Well, an organization called Therapy Dogs International has a program that brings kids and dogs together in schools and libraries. Here’s a quote from the organization’s web site: &...
by Notes from An Alien on Aug 1, 2013

Vote for Prime!

Optimus Prime, that is. He's a red Doberman up for vote in Modern Dog Magazine's Star Dog Photo Contest. I'm not going to put the photograph here, obviously, as it is not mine. So, you should click the link to go see him! He's a Canine Good Citizen a...
by The Elka Almanac on May 31, 2013

A Perfectly Imperfect Christmas Service Dog

Here at Fast Pup Dog Training, we have taken in lots of dogs over the years from owners who were giving them up for various reasons.  They usually don't stay long.  We put a little training on them, take some pictures of them and market the...
by Fast Pup Dog Training on Dec 14, 2012

What Fun, Therapy Dog Visits School – VIDEO

Our canine companions are all special whether they’re our family pets or trained service and working dogs. It’s always wonderful to be able to share with children and teach them the love of dogs and just how much they can do for us.  The...
by For the Love of the Dog on Dec 5, 2012

Stand By Me Therapy Dog

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by Pet Peeves on Oct 22, 2012


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