Therapy Dogs: Training Your Dog to Reach Others

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Dogwise Pub., 2002 - Pets - 256 pages
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Are you looking for a new and meaningful way to work with your dog? Do you want to improve the lives of those who because of illness or disability would benefit from visits with a volunteer canine "therapist"? Then think about becoming a Therapy Dog Team. New 2nd edition gives you all the information you need to select, socialize and train your dog for this work. You will learn: *What therapy dog work involves and how to train forit *Benefits therapy dog work provides for you, your dog and others *Various settings in which therapy dog teams do their work *Whether your family pet might make a good therapy dog *Selecting and training a puppy for therapy work *How to keep yourself and your dog fresh for the work **Includes a complete course outline for teaching therapy dog classes!

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Therapy Dogs: Training Your Dog to Help Others

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People often volunteer their dogs to help the elderly, ill, or disabled, but few books cover such "animal-assisted activities." While not the definitive manual on training one's dog, this book, first ... Read full review

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