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Belle, the therapy dog

Jessica Gutierrez is a young woman who was born with mental and physical disabilities. Despite her limitations, Jessica considers herself an "Ambassador" to help people understand the role assistant animals play in the lives of people like her.

2017-01-11T21:43:08-05:00Tags: , |

Do You Have a Therapy Dog?

Kipu with a patient We came across this great post by Ann Arbor's Geri Markel, entitled "Therapy Dogs, A Positive Distraction." In the piece, she writes about how therapy animals reduce stress, provide emotional support, and interact with patients, bringing a smile to their faces, as well as benefiting the atmosphere of care

2018-03-22T18:42:32-04:00Tags: , |