In today’s society, individuals with special needs and disabilities find the use of a Therapy Dog to be an essential role in their lives. These four-footed furry animals help in terms of guidance, comfort and companionship. The links provided below, will give an overview of how these animals provide a source of comfort and assistance for each person’s needs.
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NEW! Cesar’s Therapy Dogs
This website, acquired by Google, gives users a glimpse of Therapy Dogs and what they have to offer. Users can read about Cesar dog products commitment to dogs by donating funds to support Therapy Dogs to assist individuals in need. Additionally, a person can submit their own personal dog therapy story as well.
The Cesar’s Therapy Dogs link above and photo has a video introducing these canine heroes.
Pet Partners (Find it on ipl2)
This website provides links and resources to find information about Therapy Dogs along with sources on how to apply for a dog. It also includes, information regarding donations, volunteering and creating memorial tributes.
NEW! Therapy Dogs International
This is a great resource that displays how Therapy Dogs used to help people with literacy. These dogs will sit patiently while individuals which range from children o adults read them stories. This website also contains information regarding additional programs such as: hospice, libraries, shelters, nursing homes and home visits. The Therapy Dogs International link above and photo has a video introducing special dogs.
NEW! Therapy Dogs, Inc.
This source discusses the steps to obtaining certification for dogs that are eligible to become therapy dogs. Furthermore, this website also contains information regarding membership, donations and canine requirements of good manner, good health and testing for certification.
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