June 4, 2020

5 Ways to Know if Your Dog Would Be a Good Therapy Dog


Do you think your dog has what it takes to be a therapy dog? How do you know of your dog would make a good therapy dog?  Answer these five questions:

1. Is your dog calm, or over excited when meeting new people?

2. Does your dog react to sounds in a room?

3. Is your dog easily distracted?

4. Does your dog enjoy being petted?

5. Does your dog obey basic obedience commands?


Colleen Demling, expert dog trainer and founder of Pawtopia explains in detail how to make your dog the perfect therapy dog.

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      How to train a therapy dog



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