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The keys to training (and retraining) a good therapy dog

The keys to training (and retraining) a good therapy dog

Therapy dogs do wonderful things; they comfort folks in grief, assist elders, and help kids with social skills.

The keys to training (and retraining) a good therapy dog

Pet Pals TV’s Patty Spitler introduces Lisa Jones and Rookie, her therapy dog, as well as Kelsey Burton, Executive Director at Paws and Think. Training your dog to become a therapy dog is a vigorous process, and once you pass the necessary steps, your dog is set for life! 

The keys to training (and retraining) a good therapy dog

However, at Paws and Think, owners/handlers frequently “re-school” their dogs to make sure they are up-to-date on the best practices and behaviors. Learn more at pawsandthink.org

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