Here at Therapy Dogs New Zealand our dream is to help Kiwis living with disabilities, mental health challenges, and other conditions, receive some extra love, support and assistance from a therapy dog.
We’ve witnessed how life-changing the companionship and friendship that develops between the client and their therapy dog can be. The driving force for us is seeing clients thrive as they become confident and independent with their dog.
In the last two years Therapy Dogs New Zealand has trained 20 therapy dogs and helped their owners live life to the fullest. This year we need you.
Right now our therapy dogs don’t have full public access (like other service dogs) and this can negatively impact our clients’ quality of life. You can help us bring change to many lives by signing our petition to give therapy dogs the right to public access.
Stuff | 13 July 2020
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