Latest Therapy dog Stories

2010-11-30 12:01:00

Volunteer Appreciation Gala to Take Place on December 3 in Denver DENVER, Nov.

2010-11-22 00:00:40

As many people already know, dogs can be more than just pets. They can see for those who are visually impaired and assist people with mobility issues.

2010-03-19 11:31:00

SMITHTOWN, N.Y., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2005, U.S. Army Sergeant Tony Larson was wounded in Iraq. He lost his right leg below the knee, and suffered mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.

2009-06-22 13:52:00

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest service dogs from America's VetDogs will take their places beside four disabled veterans, who have served in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts, in a special graduation ceremony before a gathering of top army officials, defense contractors and supporters of America's VetDogs.

2009-05-26 14:53:00

Animal-assisted & Creative Therapies to help children with special needs BRADENTON, Fla., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal-assisted & Creative Therapies (ACT) today announced plans to open a new 9-acre facility that will use animatronic animal therapy to assist in the development of children with special needs.

2009-05-08 22:31:07

Pet therapy dogs could carry pathogens from patient to patient, Canadian researchers say. The study was reported by researchers at the University of Guelph in a letter to the editor of the Journal of Hospital Infection. The study of 26 pet therapy dog-handler teams visited acute care facilities and long-term care facilities.

2009-05-07 13:35:24

In a letter to the Editor of the Journal of Hospital Infection, published by Elsevier, S. Lefebvre and JS Weese from the University of Guelph in Canada describe a study that investigated whether MRSA and C. difficile could be passed between pet therapy dogs and patients.

2008-06-24 06:00:00

By Alexis Garrobo, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jun. 24--Tybee, a 10-year-old rough-coat Jack Russell terrier, has lymphoma, a cancer that affects the immune system.

2008-06-24 02:30:00

Tybee, a 10-year-old rough-coat Jack Russell terrier, has lymphoma, a cancer that affects the immune system.

2008-01-23 06:00:00

His broad shoulders, erect ears and jet black hair are striking enough to raise the hair along anyone's neck; however, there is something about him that makes him less intimidating than most Doberman Pinschers. His breed is infamous for bad behavior.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.