Unleashing the Potential: Therapy Dogs in Education

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Dog therapy has positive benefits and outcomes for social-emotional learning. Interactions with therapy dogs enhance focus, engagement, and motivation, leading to improved academic performance. Therapy dogs contribute to reduced stress, improved emotional regulation, and strengthened social skills. By incorporating therapy dogs in various subjects in innovative ways, students can experience holistic growth in all areas of education. This approach creates a positive and inclusive environment that supports students' academic success and overall social-emotional development.

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Barbara Vokatis

SUNY Oneonta

Cara Zelas

Big World of Little Dude