Therapy Dogs

Top 7 Therapy Dog Breeds | Times Square Chronicles

Top 7 Therapy Dog Breeds<p>By Alexandra Seagal<p>While many different animals have been used in pet therapy, it’s hard to beat man’s best friend. Therapy …

Dogs

Canadian hunter shoots and kills therapy dog in front of its owner

A Canadian woman is mourning the loss of her therapy dog for autistic children who was shot and killed by a hunter from just 10 feet away.<p>Dog trainer …

San Diego

Canadian Hunter Shot Therapy Dog For Autistic Children, Thinking It A Wolf

A Canadian woman has written a Facebook post about witnessing her therapy dog being shot dead by a hunter, who mistook it for a wolf.<p>In her post …

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It Turns Out Travelers Are Actually Pretty Happy With Their Airports

Overall passenger satisfaction at United states airports is at an all-time high, according to a new study.<p>Customer satisfaction scores reached 749 …

Dogs

She was walking her therapy dog. Ten feet away, a hunter took aim.

“Today my dog, my partner, was killed at point blank,” the message began.<p>On Monday, Valley Calderoni and Markie Blackburn, colleagues from an animal rehabilitation center, had taken Calderoni’s 4-year-old dog, Kaoru, and nine other dogs for a walk that ended near Lake Lucille in British Columbia, …

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B.C. woman horrified after hunter guns down Kaoru the therapy dog before her eyes

WHISTLER, B.C. — A woman says her four-year-old therapy dog has been shot and killed by a hunter who mistook the animal for a wolf near Whistler, B.C.<p>…

Canadian News

‘Emotional support dogs’ on planes more scam than therapy?

There’s not much that scares former Army Delta Force operator Josh Collins: not seven combat tours in in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan, not getting …

Travel

Therapy dog accidentally killed by hunter in Squamish

A regular walk in the woods on Monday turned into a horrifying ordeal for Valeria Calderoni.

Dogs

Mini horses comfort, bring smiles to seniors

We all know of the benefits therapy dogs can offer. Petting a dog can be relaxing and provide physical and emotional benefits.<p>The same can be said …

Miniature Horses

Therapy dog mistaken for wolf shot to death by hunter

A therapy dog that worked with people with autism and PTSD was shot to death by a hunter who mistakenly believed the pet was a wild animal.<p>Valeria …

This therapy dog was shot ‘point blank’ by a hunter—right in front of its owner

She was near the end of her hike with a colleague and their dogs on Monday when suddenly she heard a deafening, unfamiliar bang.<p>“I look up, and I see …

Five Things to Know: B.C. students work more, Amazon bid pushback | The Province

<i>B.C. municipalities feel ignored in the province’s pot plans, a therapy dog was mistaken for a wolf and shot, and B.C. students work and owe more</i> …

Canadian News

Meet Charlie, the therapy dog who changed residents’ lives when he moved into a care home

Care homes often get bad reps as being not very nice places.<p>You've got to start leaving work on time<p>We only ever tend to hear the bad things in the …

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Insurance companies are getting creative with disaster response - MarketWatch

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>See your house before returning to the neighborhood. Cuddle with a therapy dog. Open an …

Business

Dogs in Funeral Homes Offer Comfort for the Grieving

Jan Thomas wouldn’t have described herself as a “dog person” six months ago. But that was before she met an 8-year-old Lhasa apso named Angel at a …

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College Kids Cuddle Pets While Texans and Floridians Rebuild

Animal-assisted therapy — in other words, sessions with dogs — is what the University of North Texas (UNT) is now offering its student …

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PAWS, Stanford Medicine’s therapy dogs program, turns 20 | Scope Blog

“Get your ears up, Cici,” commanded Cici’s handler. Cici obediently perked her ears up and, as if for good measure, sat a little straighter too. …

Dogs

Insurers Get Innovative in Hurricane Response

See your house before returning to the neighborhood. Cuddle with a therapy dog. Open an insurance claim by text.<p>These are some of the things you can …

Personal Finance

How therapy dogs help calm stressed airline passengers at Los Angeles International Airport (at San Francisco it’s a pig)

Most families who have just landed after a long flight cannot get out of the airport fast enough. But recently, Charles and Shalini Kapur, and their …

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For students simply overcome by stress, college offers therapy dogs for ‘cuddles’

As another academic year gets underway at colleges across the country, one institution of higher learning — no doubt noticing the war zone that is academia in the year 2017 — has embraced a method of soothing stressed-out students that should have them literally begging for more.<p>Therapy dogs.<p>That’s …

Conservative View

Therapy dogs help stressed passengers, one pet at a time

A Korean Air flight attendant enjoys the company of a therapy dog dressed in a hot dog Halloween costume at LAX airport.<p>Most families who have just …

Dogs

Meet YVR's Completely Adorable Airport Therapy Dogs

While flying may seem like a breeze to you and I, for some it's far from a calming experience. Whether it's the dreaded security walk that gets your …

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Hunter accidentally shoots therapy dog in front of owner

A Canadian woman has written a Facebook post about witnessing her therapy dog being shot dead by a hunter, who mistook it for a wolf. In her post …

Dogs

LAX’s therapy dogs help stressed passengers one pet at a time

Most families who have just taken a cross-country flight can’t get out of the airport fast enough. But D.C. residents Charles and Shalini Kapur, and their daughters Kiran and Alisha, happily delayed their vacation for a few minutes when they arrived at Los Angeles International Airport in …

Lifestyle

Longest-working therapy dog at Seattle Children's Hospital retires

The staff and patients will miss Abe's weekly rounds.

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Airports bringing in therapy dogs to calm anxious plane passengers

From finding gates to checking bags to trudging through security, flight preparations get many travelers wound up before they even step on the plane. And now, man’s best friend is easing a whole lot of airport anxiety.<p>More and more American airports are bringing in therapy dogs to improve the …

Travel

Why Ryerson University's orientation focuses on making mental health 'accessible'

'Orientation is that first point of contact and we get to introduce them to the Ryerson community'<p>Ryerson University is making strides to transform …

Mental Health

DOE expands therapy dogs program in city schools

The Department of Education has brought new meaning to “teacher’s pet.”<p>After a popular pilot last year, the DOE will expand a program that brings …

New York City

These Super-Cute Dogs Are Calming Nervous Travelers

Airport pet therapy programs are becoming more popular. Here are some of the adorable canine ambassadors you might meet.

Airports

Meet the airport therapy dogs who are keeping passengers stress-free as they travel

A group of adorable therapy dogs are being brought into Vancouver International Airport to help ease the stress and anxiety that travellers may …

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