Enhancing quality of life and health through the human - animal bond

Email: therapydogs@tdsinc.com.au

Phone: 0481293370

Tel: 08 8591 8109 Answering Service

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    Where it can help

    • Medical procedure, people may have less anxiety if a dog is present.

    • In rehabilitation, people may be more motivated to recover and practice their therapy when working with a dog.

    • People who have sensory disabilities can sometimes communicate more easily with a dog. This encourages more interaction with healthcare providers and other people.

    • people undergoing chemotherapy

    • residents in long-term care facilities

    • people hospitalized with chronic health issues

    • veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder

    • children having physical or dental procedures

    • stroke victims and people undergoing physical therapy to regain motor skills

    • people with mental health disorders

    Literacy

    • May help anyone whom may be struggling with literacy for a variety of reasons

    • Public Library, schools, tutoring schools

    • Clients reading below grade level

    • In rehabilitation, people may be more motivated to recover and practice their speech out loud when working with a dog.

    • residents in long-term care facilities

    • people hospitalized with chronic health issues

    • stroke victims and people undergoing physical therapy to regain reading, literacy and speech skills

    • people with literacy disorders