Marjory Stoneman Douglas honors its therapy dogs with yearbook photos

Marjory Stoneman Douglas honors its therapy dogs with yearbook photos

There are 14 friendly new faces in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 's yearbook: the beloved therapy dogs who have helped students cope following last year's tragic shooting.

Parkland shooting survivors make therapy dogs a year book to say thank you

Parkland shooting survivors make therapy dogs a year book to say thank you

(Picture: Aerie Yearbook)Students in Parkland, Florida have been coping with the aftermath of an horrific mass shooting with the help of therapy dogs. (Picture: Aerie Yearbook)And aside from recognising the therapy dogs’ amazing achievements, some were also keen to hype up the pups for absolutely slaying their photo shoot.

Therapy dogs ‘overwhelmingly’ help children in hospital beat anxiety

Therapy dogs ‘overwhelmingly’ help children in hospital beat anxiety

These very good boys and girls have helped put children in hospital at ease (Picture: PA)Therapy dogs have helped patients at a children’s hospital so much staff are calling for them to be used in wards across the country.

Little Boy Makes Incredible Recovery with the Help of Therapy Dog

Little Boy Makes Incredible Recovery with the Help of Therapy Dog

In 2007, 6-year-old Caleb Howard suffered a traumatic brain injury and broken bones from a head-on, auto collision. In the video below (), Caleb’s father, Ben, explains the turning point in Caleb’s recovery was when he met Colonel, the Golden Retriever therapy dog.

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

The pup was welcomed like a hero at Crufts (Picture: Gilbert’s Journey Facebook) ‘He’s always going to need the wheelchair for walking around outside, he’s never going to do that on his own but we’re confident he’ll be able to walk round the house and live a normal life within home.’ Although Gilbert enjoys whizzing around in his chair, Kevin said he loves seeing his pup’s tail wagging with pride when he walks without assistance.

Puppy born with upside-down paws learning to walk after surgery

Puppy born with upside-down paws learning to walk after surgery

"It was obvious he was having difficulties walking, and his front legs were pretty much useless." Milo moved using his elbows and wristbones, according to Hays, who had the dog checked out by a veterinarian.

From racetrack to hospital: How 1 greyhound is changing lives of sick kids

From racetrack to hospital: How 1 greyhound is changing lives of sick kids

Finn’s naps are part of his work as a therapy dog at Riley’s Children Health in Indianapolis, where he helps comfort sick kids. Loubie the 'Hugging Dog' brings joy and love to children with disabilities “We decided we were going to foster (Finn), especially when we found out what his name was,” Moore explained.

Pippin, the face of WeRateDogs, has died

Pippin, the face of WeRateDogs, has died

The WeRateDogs account shared the news with photos of Pippin as a puppy and on his birthday, writing: ‘This is Pippin, but you know him better as my profile picture. This week Pippin’s owners let Matt know that their dog had passed away.

Delta Air Lines to crack down on emotional support animal use on flights

Delta Air Lines to crack down on emotional support animal use on flights

Delta Air Lines is tightening the rules on who can take emotional support animals on flights after a sharp rise in on-board incidents, including urination, defecation, biting and mauling.

Who’s a good boy?

Who’s a good boy?

A study published in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior says that it’s not just dogs which imitate human behaviour – cats do the same.

Your canine friend can help reduce ADHD symptoms in kids

Your canine friend can help reduce ADHD symptoms in kids

"In addition, the fact that parents of the children who were in the CAI group reported significantly fewer problem behaviours over time than those treated without therapy dogs is further evidence of the importance of this research," Schuck added.

Howl of outrage as Curtin University makes George the therapy dog redundant

Howl of outrage as Curtin University makes George the therapy dog redundant

George the therapy dog has been made redundant at Curtin University. I get nothing from this apart from the joy of making students happy.”Originally published as Uni sacks therapy dog during exams