Archives: pet therapy
Thursday, August 10, 2017
When Research Meets Passion
By: Jyllenna Wilke At least once a week, I make the mistake of looking at videos of dogs on Instagram and promptly text my boyfriend to tell him that I want a dog. When I drive by someone walking a dog, I seriously consider pulling over and asking to pet the dog. The biggest challenge...
Saturday, December 10, 2016
PAWSitive Support: Canine Assisted Interventions in the Treatment of Addictions & Mental Health By Ariel Root On November 10, Dr. Colleen Dell, Professor and Research Chair of One Health & Wellness at University of Saskatchewan, and retired Captain Marc Lapointe of the Special Forces of the Canadian Armed Forces presented alongside...
Saturday, January 30, 2016
James Gillett: Going to the Dogs
By Ariel Root, Department of Health Sciences “Tony is waiting outside, his eyes crinkled into a smile. 'Come inside the house,' he says. He knows what I am feeling. And in I go, where the dogs lie flat on the kitchen floor, tails wagging, and the kettle is whistling, and the house is very...