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Places Where Therapy Dogs Help

therapy dog in a preschool

We’ve spoken a lot about psychiatric service dogs, their role, and their importance. Similar to psychiatric service dogs are therapy dogs. There are many similarities, such as they both help alleviate stress, are sensitive to emotional distress, and come in all shapes and sizes. However, there are a few differences that set the two apart. The… Read more »

What Do Emotional Support Dogs Help With?

golden retriever resting its head on its owners shoulders.

Emotional support dogs are an important part of many lives. Not only can they provide constant companionship and comfort, but they have been proven to alleviate the impact of mental crises. Below are how emotional service dogs can help with anxiety, depression, and PTSD.   Anxiety It is estimated that 31% of the American population experiences or… Read more »

Common Misconceptions About Psychiatric Service Dogs

Psychiatric service dogs are an integral part of society. They provide relief for many conditions, aid in alleviating symptoms, and have continuously been shown to improve quality of life. Unfortunately, there are a few misconceptions about psychiatric service dogs. Below we explain two of the most common misconceptions about psychiatric service dogs. They Must Wear A… Read more »

Benefits of Veterans Having Psychiatric Service Dogs

dog sitting by the feet of a soldier

September was suicide awareness month, so it is important to continue talking about suicide and our troops. Veterans have a high rate of suicide. In 2021, it was found that since 9/11, 30,177 veterans have died by suicide. To put that into perspective, in the same amount of time, 7,057 service members died in combat,… Read more »