Therapy Dog Murray with Cori Solomon

From Shelter Dog to Therapy Dog – DWAA Nominee

My article From Shelter Dog to Therapy Dog: The Story of Murray was a finalist for a Maxwell Medallion Award in the 2018 Writing Competition sponsored by the Dog Writers Association of America. Cori received a Certificate of Nomination for excellence in the category of Magazine Article Rescue. Dogs play a significant role in our

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Therapy Dog

What Defines A Therapy Dog?

A therapy dog differs from a service dog because it is trained to provide affection and comfort to certain people in specific situations.  A service dog assists people with disabilities such as visual and hearing impairments, mental illnesses, and seizures. People with illnesses, the elderly, those suffering mental and cognitive disorders, learning disabilities or high-stress levels

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Shelter Dog Therapy Dog Murray

From Shelter Dog to Therapy Dog: The Story of Murray

For many, dogs play a significant role in our lives, but for others, these dogs help them stay grounded. Some dogs have the gift of helping people. For Colleen Perry, the gift was her shelter dog, Murray, who helped her therapy patients. Colleen, a Marriage Family Therapist, MFT, adopted Murray when he was about two

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