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Has anyone had experience with a therapy dog? (please share)

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RJsMom116

Asked by RJsMom116 at 3:07 PM on Aug. 11, 2010 in Pets

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  • We had one at an agency I worked at and it was a really great experience! The agency was for children suffering from all sorts of difficulties (Bi-Polar, depression, abuse/neglect, BPD, etc). The children loved to earn time with the dog and he really seemed to bring the kiddos up when he came into the room. We used the dog as an incentive as well as a tool to calm an escalated child. (under careful observation of course)
    kenzie07

    Answer by kenzie07 at 3:13 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • Thank you!
    RJsMom116

    Comment by RJsMom116 (original poster) at 1:49 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • i'm training my dog to be one. not sure what kind of answer your needing. i think my dog is perfect for it.
    melody77

    Answer by melody77 at 12:03 AM on Aug. 24, 2010

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