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Missing Glenville therapy dog found dead

March 24, 2020

GLENVILLE — A therapy dog that went missing at the beginning of the month was found dead Sunday. “It is with deepest regret and a heavy heart that we inform you that Orso was found deceased he is now home in heaven,” Mary Ann Powers, owner of the 3-year-old Cane Corso dog, wrote on Facebook Sunday. A second […]

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Therapy Dog Welcome in Oncology Department

March 24, 2020

For many people, a visit to the hospital for a round of chemotherapy can be filled with stress and anxiety. But oncology patients at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Richmond say their visits are made easier by a long-time member of the oncology team, a Labrador Retriever named Betine. Says one physician who values […]

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How to Stop Leash Aggression According to Experts and Real Dog Owners

March 24, 2020

It’s never more apparent dogs are related to wolves than when they snarl, bare their teeth and get into attack mode. Scary, much? Big time. Especially when it happens during a walk with other people—including children—and pets around. Leash aggression in dogs is problematic behavior that can result in your pup harming herself or others. […]

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Therapy dog lifts patients’ hearts

March 24, 2020

Kepu Savou thought he had come down with a cold. When his symptoms persisted, he visited a doctor and learned that his heart was failing – something Savou never would’ve imagined at age 29. He has been an inpatient at UW Medical Center, awaiting a donor heart for transplant. While the experience has been difficult […]

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Therapy Dogs Lend Helping Paw to Patients

March 24, 2020

From tail wags and sloppy kisses to ear scratches and many cuddles, certified therapy dogs brighten the day of UC San Diego Health patients through the Tender Loving Canine Program. Watch how these furry friends lift the spirits of a young man battling heart failure.

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Pet Therapy at Johns Hopkins Hospital

March 24, 2020

Meet Olive, a 3-year-old Dalmatian. She and her owner, Stephanie Cooper Greenberg, show what it’s like to be a therapy dog at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Therapy dogs are now being universally recognized for how they can help with healing while in the hospital.

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Your Dog Could Get Coronavirus From You

March 6, 2020

As the number of COVID-19 cases grow in the United States and New York region, some people are wondering basic questions, like “How do I know if I have coronavirus?” or “Can I walk my dog if I have coronavirus?” It turns out that experts don’t recommend you care for your pets if you are […]

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Dog Car Safety Tips

March 6, 2020

Securing your dog not only keeps him safe, but also keeps him from distracting you. This keeps you safe, too. There are countless dog car safety products on the market, though, so finding the right one can be overwhelming. Our experts offer their advice to help keep you and your trusty copilot safe, no matter […]

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