Why Dogs?

Studies have shown that Therapy Dogs...​

Reduce stress and anxiety with a corresponding  decrease in blood pressure, heart rate, and stress hormone cortisol

Increase “health inducing and social inducing” hormones such as oxytocin, dopamine and endorphins

Provide social support and motivation

Make therapy fun and engaging

Provide immediate feedback and opportunity for clients to practice skill sets and recalibrate

Destigmatise therapy