Category: Therapy Dogs

Canine Connection – The Healing Power of Dog Therapy

by Natalia Radcliffe Dogs. They can melt your heart when they come into this world and break it when they pass on. They have the ability to break down walls, and as you look into the depths of their eyes, you feel a connection that transcends superficiality. You feel understood, loved and accepted. For many […] Read more

Books & Woofs

by Martha Michael There is a group of Santa Clarita residents who believe reading is fundogmental. Several times a month, local children and their parents line up at a designated library to take a turn reading to friendly canines who are Reading Education Assistance Dogs. Known as R.E.A.D., the goal of the program is to […] Read more

Therapy Dogs

By Martha Michael >>> Tracy Grant has a dog that spends a lot of time in hospitals. No, he’s not being treated for any medical conditions; in fact, it’s the other way around. Her 10-year-old Maltipoo, “Cosmo,” is the one actually offering the treatment to patients there. “Cosmo is my therapy dog,” Grant said. “He […] Read more