Animal Therapy

November 22, 2016

The Power of the Bond

Hello, and welcome to the dog blog.  We will be discussing dog ownership in all its facets, and what better way to start than with some thoughts on why we have dogs at all.  The bond between dog and human can be a bit difficult to define in scientific terms, […]
November 22, 2016

Common Behavior Problems and How to Deal With Them

The most common kind of question asked by dog owners on the first day of obedience class is: How do I get my dog to stop: scratching the screen, escaping from the kennel, chasing the cat, barking incessantly…. When bringing a new dog into the home, and sometimes for the […]
November 21, 2016

Animal Therapy Success Stories

As I have discussed elsewhere on this site, there are many studies being done to try to establish a link between animal contact and human health. These studies are not exactly conclusive. But the strongest evidence that animals do have a beneficial effect on humans comes from the field of […]