Day: February 18, 2016

Training Requirements for Therapy Dogs

Kathy Santo trains dogs for home and competition at her obedience school in New Jersey. She’s the author of Kathy Santo’s Dog Sense and a regular guest on The Martha Stewart Show. Text Copyright the American Kennel Club, Inc., 2008. No portion of this article …

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Pet Therapy: Sit, Stay, Heal

These special animals help provide company and four-legged love to the elderly and infirm.    Reprinted with permission, Belvoir Media Group, LLC. For subscription and other information, call (800) 424-7887. Every week, the elderly residents at the Buena Vista Care Center eagerly await the arrival …

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Therapy Dog Contacts

THERAPY DOGS, INC. P.O. Box 2786 Cheyenne, WY 82003 (307) 638-3223 e-mail to: [email protected] Ann Butrick, Executive Director Therapy Dogs International, Inc. 88 Bartley Road Flanders, NJ 07836 (973) 252-9800 The Delta Society Pet Partners Program 289 Perimeter Road East Renton, WA 98055-1329 (800) 869-6898 …

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Therapy Dogs International, Inc.

Therapy Dogs International, Inc. or TDI, Inc. was founded by an RN working in England. Her name is Elaine Smith. Therapy Dogs visit nursing homes, hospitals, and other facilities or institutions basically to provide “emotional support.” You need to complete basic obedience and the dog …

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