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The Benefits of Therapy Dogs

January 29, 2014

Therapy dog teams visit people of all ages in all types of care facilities including Memory Support units, more commonly known as Alzheimer’s units. One Alzheimer’s facility we recently visited has three separate “Neighborhoods.” Each Neighborhood houses residents during the one of the three stages of Alzheimer’s and are locked to make sure that they don’t wander off. Bo and I, along with Jo and…  

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Therapy Pets Do Amazing Things

December 27, 2013

Many times when Bo and I are on a visit, we will get stopped in the hallway by staff members that want to pet the dogs. They will often comment that they think we’re there only to visit the patients or residents of the facility. That is not true for us. We are there for the friends, family visiting and the staff, too. Some days…  

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