There are so many ways that my canine friends can heal a family, or help someone with a disabiity do better. This site will bring out some examples where my fellow canines have helped individuals and families deal with difficult issues. SEE ROXIE’S BABY AND DOG ISSUES –Watch Lullabies Soothes Both Babies and Dogs and then listen to a sample of the music therapy cd, Listen to a Sample of this Music Therapy Cd
ROXIE’S FAMILY AND DOG ISSUES:
The View Highlights Pet Partners First Annual Animal Therapy Day May 18 2015. Mary Margaret Callahan volunteer and spokesperson with Pet Partners joins the View May 18 2015 with her therapy dog, a very young cancer survivor and a mini horse. Pet Partners also use rabbits, cats, guinea pigs as therapy animal. See Video
DOGS PERFORMING CPR COULD IT BE IN THEIR DNA? (video) articles. Teka the three-year-old Australian cattle dog performed cpr on his owner Jim Touzeau and had been given the RSPCA’s animal achievement award for saving his owner Jim Touzeau life 2007.
Puppies Behind Bars Program get inmates at several prisons in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to help train service dogs to assist disabled people, including veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan
Second Chance How Adoption Saved A Boy with Autism and His Shelter Dog by Sandra J. Gerencher – All characters in the story are based on Sandra’s real life family. Read along as this adopted dog adjusts to his new home and the boy with autism who befriends him.Sandra J. Gerencher is a special education teacher. Before becoming a teacher, she worked at Lehigh University in a school-based program, as a Program Specialist for adults with disabilities.