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Turning Your Pet Into A Therapy Dog

dogville therapy dogAt Dogville we get this question more frequently than you might think, “Do you think my dog could be a therapy dog?” Today we want to highlight an article that talks about this very subject. From the article:

“Training involves a joint effort of dog and owner, usually in groups of four to eight pairs. The dog can be any size, any breed, but must be housebroken; nonaggressive; not fearful of strangers, loud or strange noises, wheelchairs or elevators, and able to learn basic commands like sit, lie down and leave it. Good temperament is critical; a dog that barks incessantly, nips or jumps on people uninvited would hardly be therapeutic.”

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