Therapy Dogs

Dogs Can Volunteer Too (And It's Amazing)

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada Living
Get Leashed Magazine

Meet Piper. She's a 5 1/2 year old Golden Retriever and her dad, Bryan Tenenhouse, is a former colleague of mine. I met Piper for the first time back in the Fall. She and her dad were out for a stroll and I was sitting at a sidewalk cafe, checking emails. She's training to be a service dog.

B.C. Therapy Dogs Take The Fear Out Of Visiting The Dentist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

InHarmony Dental Care in Victoria, B.C. is believed to be the first dentist's office in Canada to use therapy dogs.

Why Pet Therapy Dogs Have The Best Job On Earth

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Impact

It's not all that easy to say a visit to the hospital brings you joy, but for pet therapy dogs, that's exactly what their job is, every single day. ...

Smiley The Blind Therapy Dog Brings Joy To Everyone He Meets

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Impact

He's "the happiest dog in the world."

This Canadian Airport Has Brought In Dogs To Help Frantic Fliers

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

The Edmonton International Airport has brought in a band of furry friends to help calm frazzled fliers. A group of pet therapy dogs visit the EIA ...

Communal Bulldog Makes Every Apartment Dweller's Dream Come True

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada Living

An apartment building in Washington, DC, is making every non-committal renter's dream come true. In addition to boasting a private gym, free Wi-Fi and...

How Therapy Dogs Help Veterans

CP | Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Impact

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - After three deployments to Iraq and three to Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Dennis Swols is agitated, prone to bouts of anger and unable t...

Animals Are Workers, Too

Kendra Coulter | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Business
Kendra Coulter

There are workers who are not counted in censuses, protected by labour laws, or given a paycheque for their labour. Some of these workers are not humans. One thing we know for sure is that animals do so much for people. So what will people now do for animals?

'His Job Is To Be Touched'

CP | Sue Manning, The Associated Press | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Travel

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - There's a new breed of airport dog. They aren't looking for drugs or bombs — they are looking for people who need a buddy, a b...

University Sets Up Puppy Room For Stressed Out Students

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Living

The end of semester can be a tough time, with students feeling the crunch of big assignments and cramming for exams. Add to it the lack of sleep, eati...