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Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, therapy dogs )

- 492 days ago -
Nepean Therapy Dogs are providing a dose of therapy for hospital patients at Sydney hospitals.
Orange County Animal Services, Do Not Euthanize the Dogs From the Apopka Bust!
Animals  (tags: animal rights, protection, sadness, euthanasia, therapy dogs, pets )

- 666 days ago -
Please sign this petition which will be delivered to Orange County Animal Services.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Service Dogs, and Help Wounded Warriors Battle PTSD
Animals  (tags: service dogs, heling military personnel, therapy dogs, animalwelfare, dogs, animals, animaladvocates, animalrights, protection )

- 985 days ago -
The Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2013 would give organizations the funding they need to efficiently breed and train service dogs for assistance.
Therapy Dogs De-Stress A-B Tech - WLOS News13 - (VIDEO!!)
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, therapy dogs, de-stress, a-b tech, environment, video )

- 1152 days ago -
Sometimes the more you learn, the more you worry. From financial aid to new classes, there's plenty of stress at the campus of A-B Tech. A dog therapy program might just be a calming influence. "Studies say your blood pressure goes down if you pet
ACTION ALERT: Let Dogs Take a Bite Out of Bullying and Promote Healthy School Systems! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: therapy dogs, dogs, visiting schools, children, animal welfare, anti bully )

- 1838 days ago -
Recognize animal welfare and therapy as important and beneficial components of anti-bullying and environmental literacy in the new Green Ribbon Schools initiative. School bullies traumatize children every day.
Dog's Death Leaves Retirement Home in Mourning
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, corgi, death, therapy dogs, humans, society, sadness )

- 2079 days ago -
Residents at Hickory Glen in Springfield are in mourning. Buddy is gone. Buddy was the only dog living in the senior living center on West Washington. Buddy died this week after having lived at Hickory Glen for about 12 years.
Therapy Dogs Help Troops Deal With Combat Stress, Depression
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, canine, therapy dogs, humans, soldiers )

- 2080 days ago -
Combat stress on soldiers is a very real problem the military trying to tackle.Now there's a new tool in the arsenal at Joint Base Lewis McChord to help soldiers thru difficult times.Specialist Jon Miles and his dog First Sergeant Butch are on a mission,
Remembering Baxter, Therapy Dog Extraordinaire
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, therapy dogs, environment, habitat, protection, pets )

- 2520 days ago -
We're deeply impressed by therapy dogs, animals that brighten the lives of the people whose lives need brightening the most. Guest blogger Janet Kinosian shares the story of one such dog, Baxter, who passed away recently after years of helping the
Praise for Dogs For People's Participants at International Training Camp
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, strays, therapy dogs, training camp, environment, pets, protection, dogs )

- 2598 days ago -
Five former stray dogs from FOUR PAWS therapy dog project Dogs For People and their handlers have participated in a one-week Search & Rescue training camp in Alba Iulia, Romania. Maya, Alma, Marin, Codrut and Spritz earned much praise for their
Unconditional Love: Therapy Dogs Bring Joy to Residents of Seniors Home
Animals  (tags: retirement home, therapy dogs, bonding, comfort, bonding, friendship, seniors )

- 2912 days ago -
Yvonne Fitzgerald cradles the white, fuzzy creature and beams. Completely at ease, the 89-year-old strokes the dog lying comfortably in her arms. The visit is a treat for a group of seniors at a retirement residence. Following a workout they sit down
Artist Laura Barbosa's 'Bright and Beautiful' Honors Therapy Dogs, Benefits Hospital
Animals  (tags: therapy dogs, paintings, honour, raise awareness, animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, environment, pets, protection )

- 3092 days ago -
In creating the paintings, Barbosa hoped to raise awareness of the role therapy dogs play in health and healing for patients of all ages. She also wanted to support The Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc.
Dogs Trained in Brig Will Help Wounded Troops
Animals  (tags: wounded soldiers, therapy dogs, healing, dogs, bonding, prisoners, dogs welfare )

- 3147 days ago -
Adam doesn't seem to mind his life behind bars. He and the other dogs spending the next several months living with prisoners at the base brig here are well-fed, well-groomed and given positive reinforcement. Life is much better here -- where members
Despite Ruling, Deaf LI Teen's Dog Again Blocked From School
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, society, service animals, dogs, therapy dogs, Service dogs )

- 3147 days ago -
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) _ A public high school has turned away a deaf student's service dog despite a state ruling saying the animal should be allowed.
These Puppies Give a New Leash on Life
Animals  (tags: dogs, disabled humans, helping, therapy dogs, intelligence, training, bonding )

- 3165 days ago -
At just 11 weeks old, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed Midge can give a high-five. Her older "sister," 14-month-old Rossi, can open doors, turn light switches on and off, pull a wheelchair and alert family members to the oven timer. She can also pick up
Therapy Dogs Help Girls Learn Lessons of Trust
Animals  (tags: companionanimals, therapy dogs, trust, girl/dog bond, love of animals )

- 3353 days ago -
Each of the troubled girls saw a little of her own sad past in Brando, rescued two years ago from a puppy mill. The dark standard poodle had been kept with 30 other dogs. His hair was tangled and matted, he had infections in his eyes and ears, and he

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