May 3, 2018

A Therapy Dog with a Disability Inspires Hope

By Julianne Labreche Whenever Sandy, a Shetland Sheepdog from Ottawa Therapy Dogs, walks cheerfully down the hallways of The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre (TOHRC) doing his rounds, patients and staff…

In the community
April 5, 2018

How Rufus, a Therapy Dog, Builds Trust and Empathy in Local Teens

In partnership with Ottawa Therapy Dogs, By Julianne Labreche Every week, Ottawa Therapy Dogs’ handler Doreen Doré grooms her big gentle dog, Rufus, to get him ready to visit ‘the…

Pet Health
January 18, 2018

Canine Influenza

We have recently had a few questions regarding the Canine Influenza Virus and would like to help clear up any confusion.  There have been pockets of outbreaks of the virus…