Therapy Dogs: A Career As A Therapy Dog

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We have always heard that dogs are man’s best friend, and there is no doubt that most people love dogs and have them as companions. But this time I’m going to show the other face of this amazing creature. This time we will learn about them as therapy dogs and what the job is all about. A therapy dog is a dog trained to provide affection and comfort to people. Places where we can find this therapy are hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, and disaster areas. The therapy dog have been shown to lower blood pressure, improve recovery from heart disease, and even reduce rates of asthma and allergy in children. This therapy can also help treating some conditions like autism making these kids became less aggressive and smiled

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