Therapy dogs aren’t ordinary dogs. They’re trained to provide emotional support, and deliver unconditional love.
What Makes Them Different
Most household dogs can get hyper around crowds…
Not therapy dogs!
They’re trained to stay calm and gentle around strangers. So, you don’t need to worry about them getting worked up.
How They Help Recovery
Several studies show that interacting with animals can help patients recover faster from surgery or accident.
How to Get a Therapy Dog
So, now you may be thinking to yourself, “Okay, I would love to get a therapy dog. What are the next steps?” Well, there are a couple of options.
You can either adopt one through an organization. Or, if you already have a dog, they can be trained.