Newspaper Articles

“Visits with therapy pets encourage reminiscences and social interaction, and result in stress relief and incidental physiotherapy. Often, a visit with a pet can be the high point in a ¬†shut-in’s day, bringing happiness and a sense of well-being. Medical studies suggest that blood press may be lowered and hospital stays shortened when patients have access to pets.”

“As recently posted in the Georgia Straight Newspaper from Vancouver:”

http://www.straight.com/life/818971/therapy-dog-visits-alleviate-stress-improve-well-being