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Marlee's First Day at Work!

Marlee spent her first full day at a therapy clinic, she was nervous at first to be in a new setting but she caught on quick. 36 more words


Zoonotics: What you need to know before you go (into that hospital)

Have you ever heard of the term Zoonotics?  It sounds like an answer to a crossword puzzle or at least a trivia crack question.  If you, and your pet, are providing pet therapy,  it is an essential term to be familiar with.  1,283 more words

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Marlee Update

Marlee has completed four weeks of “beginner” classes. So far she has learned the basics of puppy skills like sit, stay, come and lay down. She loves playing with other puppies at the class but she is not very good at sharing toys with the other dogs, she thinks all the toys belong to her! 33 more words


Training Part 2: Practice, Rewards, and Tricks

Buddy and I are in our third week of therapy dog training sessions.  We are working with a trainer, Mark,  and one other soon to be AAT team.  737 more words

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We Blog for Mental Health 2015

“I pledge my commitment to the Blog for Mental Health 2015 Project. I will blog about mental health topics not only for myself, but for others. 299 more words

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Pet therapy and how it helps cancer patients

Therapy dogs may improve the emotional well-being of some cancer patients, according to results of a clinical study, the first to document the benefits of animal-assisted therapy in adult cancer patients. 340 more words