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Anonymous
anonymous

Posted on September 23, 2009 | 3

I just got me black lab certified in August, so I'm not sure about how to find places to bring him. Please help.
Cindy
clu

Posted on December 31, 2008 | 1

I plan to get my dog tested so we an volunteer as Pet Partners --I have the home study course and have been waiting until my dog tunred a year. She's passed her CGC and I plan to have her TDI tested as well. Does anyne know of any Delta Society tes… more ›
Trish R.
Shihtzuandpuglover

Posted on December 30, 2008 | 2

I was wondering where to get trained and tested in my area. I am near Louisville Ky, Me and my sister have 2 very sweet funny happy pugs and we take them for walks but we want to spend time together with our dogs and we think this would be a great th… more ›
Madddyyyyy B.
hamnya

Posted on December 4, 2008 | 7

I know the requirements but I would like to know what the actual test is like from someone who's been there. I read on their website that you automatically fail if your dog eliminates during the test. Has this happened to anyone? It's not a huge prob… more ›
Madddyyyyy B.
hamnya

Posted on November 28, 2008 | 5

Hi all, I have been training my dog, Akiva to be a therapy dog and he is definately on his way! He is super mellow and patient and I think he would be a good candidate. His only problem is he gets very anxious and nervous about other dogs unless he h… more ›
Dara H.
darah

Posted on November 27, 2008 | 3

How do you find the right dog that would be a candidate for a therapy dog?
Cindy
clu

Posted on November 10, 2008 | 3

I would like to see animal assisted therapy in my work setting but there is a strict pet policy and the what I am told is that it has to do with liability. Has anyone else encountered this or have a program where animals are used for therapy with peo… more ›
Cindy
clu

Posted on November 9, 2008 | 2

Now that my dog is about a year old I am planning on getting her CGC tested and tested to be a therapy dog with the Delta Society. I have had the self study manual for some time, but have been waiting for my dog to turn one year of age. Is anyone e… more ›
Kassy
krazykassy0214

Posted on October 30, 2008 | 1

How much training is necessary to a dog going into be a therapy dog? Does is take a long time? Can any type of dog do it?
Cindy
clu

Posted on October 29, 2008

I actually "joined" this group when I first signed up with ZooToo in September, but have been so busy earning points I haven't checked this group out yet. So, here I am, and hi!
Nikki B.
AlphaBitch

Posted on October 27, 2008

Friday night was the K9 MASH Halloween Party. K9 MASH is a local therapy dog group. I will be posting some pictures from the party. Dr. Mowery from High Point Animal Hospital came and gave a wonderful talk about basic physical care for dogs. S… more ›
Magimae12000
magimae12000

Posted on October 11, 2008 | 3

I have worked with service animals in the past and currently am training small parrots to work with the mentally ill, and recovery patients. The birds bring them a smile and added pleasure in their lives. The people bring the birds a sense of new fri… more ›
Nicole M.
ens2e

Posted on October 8, 2008 | 4

I have 2 dogs that are in training to become certified through Therapy Dogs International. Who all has dogs certified through them and what is the testing process like? Are we talking obedience trial performance or basic obedience? I have no idea wha… more ›
Nikki B.
AlphaBitch

Posted on October 8, 2008 | 1

Hey there, therapy dogs. We are a featured group on the homepage this week! Woo-hoo!
Mary T.
marytorio

Posted on October 1, 2008 | 2

Nikki(AlphaBitch) and I took 4 of our dogs to a pre-school today for a therapy visit. Both of us posted details in our journals(I don't want to make people's eyes glaze over by re-posting it here, lol). It was AWESOME! Two autistic boys responded … more ›

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