Posts Tagged: therapy dog

De-stressing with Dogs

Posted by & filed under Dogs.

Any dog lover can testify to the restorative powers of petting their pupper. Even the sight of a happy tail, a wiggly butt, or a cocked head can turn a frown upside down. But more than just dog bias, studies show that dogs can reduce our stress—instantly. Petting a dog has been proven to make […]

Halo Partner, Jeanie the 3-Legged Dog, Is Up for a 2018 American Humane Hero Award

Posted by & filed under Belkis Cardona-RIvera, Bloggers, Giving Back, Pet Stories.

On September 29, 2018 the American Humane is hosting the eighth annual Hero Dog Awards gala at The Beverly Hilton, where they will be honoring the Hero Dog Awards winners in seven different categories and the 2018 American Hero Dog will be named. The Halo Pet Foundation has previously sponsored the American Humane’s veteran program and […]

This Chihuahua Went from Terrible Dog to Therapy Dog!

Posted by & filed under Bethany Meissner, Bloggers.

  Sometimes all anyone needs to be rehabilitated is to find the right family. For Teddy the Chihuahua, formerly known as Eddie the Terrible, the right family completely changed him. According to Maddie’s Fund, Eddie ended up at the Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) less than two years ago. Although sometimes, in the words of HSSV’s Finnegan Dowling, […]