Posts tagged "petting dogs"

Pets Are Good for Us, Human-Animal Interaction Experts Meeting

Pets Are Good for Us, Human-Animal Interaction Experts Meeting
The magic solution for good health has four legs and a tail. It turns out that sharing your life with a pet is good for you. “We know that there are positive neurochemical changes that occur by merely walking down the street and seeing a dog,” says Rebecca Johnson, president of the International Association of... Read more »

Dogs at College Help Relieve Stress

Dogs at College Help Relieve Stress
Animal assisted therapy and animal assisted activities often include taking dogs to nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centers – but now colleges? Dalhousie University students are getting a bit of surprising support during finals, today through December 6. Therapeutic Paws of Canada in Halifax,  is bringing in dogs, into a ‘Petting Room.’ The sole purpose is to... Read more »

National Dog Bite Prevention Week Tips

National Dog Bite Prevention Week is May 15 through 21. The American Veterinary Medical Association has lots of dog bite prevention information. Here are tips for dog bite prevention from the United States Postal Service.  
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