Secret of Treating Human Ailments using Dog Training Therapy
time immemorial, dogs have proved to be the best companion
to humans and history has got innumerable references about
dogs helping their masters to overcome many obstacles such
as saving from accidents, saving from thieves, etc.
Dogs have an innate nature of leading a life dependent
on humans and at the same time dogs are ever ready to please
their masters at every given opportunity. When behavioral
scientists saw this, they further explored the possibility
of using this helpful attitude of dogs in treating humans
who are sick and are in need of some support care.
to experts who have undertaken such dog training therapies
and studied the outcome, found that the love and affection
expressed by dogs help their masters in their recuperation
from many ailments fast which otherwise would have taken a
long time. The experts concluded that whenever the ailing
person come across an affectionate pet dog, the atmosphere
helps the patient with some kind of positive empowerment and
eventually lead to better cure form the disease or ailments.
Hours for Dogs
general public and as well as the medical fraternity have
understood the efficacy of dog training therapy and hence
this has paved way for hospitals to have facilities to bring
in dogs as visitors if needed by the patients. Since the patients
were able to recover fast from their ailments when their dogs
are near by them, many children hospitals too have started
facilitating the in-patients to bring and keep their dogs
by the side, as the same seems to help the young children
get cured fast and with relative ease.
children when they fall ill the entire family will be under
trauma, where as if the same children are allowed to take
along their pet dog to the hospital, both doctors and the
parents have seen their children recovering from their illness
fast due to their love and attachment with their pet dogs.
Besides the care and love showered by the parents, the pet
dogs too have got something to offer and this can work wonders
with people, especially with young children.
is quite common to see young children have their own dogs
as pets, and hence in many of the children hospitals you can
see exclusive dog ambassadors that are well trained and the
job of these dog ambassadors is to greet people and children
as they walk in and befriend them with love and affection.
All dogs that are meant for the purpose of dog training therapy
sessions are in fact well-trained and certified therapy dogs,
and they get their certificates only after passing the rigid
canine good citizen tests.
can see that all these ambassador dogs are well groomed and
well mannered. As these dogs can never do any harm to any
one they are very safe and special for the children too. Further,
these ambassador dogs are also equipped with knowledge on
the various hospital equipment and appliances so that they
will not hamper the working of any of the important and life-saving
all the dog breeds, the Labrador breed is one that is considered
to be best ambassador dogs, as they are friendly and go well
with all type of people, especially with children. Labrador
ambassador dogs are wonderful pets due to its well-adjusted
friendly outlook and according to dog experts the Labrador
is very mild tempered devoid of any aggressive behavior thus
making it a wonderful pet for all people. A yet another advantage
with the Labradors is that it is easy to train them and hence
very suitable for dog training therapy.