In the community
November 9, 2018

Ottawa Therapy Dogs – Easing Children’s Pain with a Professional Snuggler

by Karen Luker As most kids are preoccupied with settling into a new school year and excitedly anticipating Hallowe'en, some have a different path. The children of Roger Neilson House…
In the community
October 4, 2018

Therapy Dogs in Children’s Hospitals – The Best Medicine!

by Judy Beltzner   When I was hospitalized as a child to have my tonsils and adenoids removed, I would never have expected to see a dog on my surgical…
In the community
August 20, 2018

Ottawa Therapy Dogs – Dealing with Life’s Transitions, One Dog at a Time

by Karen Luker Vincent Amari* carefully packs a few belongings into the one suitcase he is able to carry these days. His larger ones served him well when he travelled…