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New study shows therapy dogs improve health and wellbeing of older war veterans

A joint study from McMaster and the Universities of Saskatchewan and Regina in partnership with the St. John’s Ambulance Therapy Dog Program, looked at how regular visits from therapy dogs improved the quality of life for older adults living in a Veterans Affairs Canada residence in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Nov 09, 2017

Social Sciences goes to the dogs

Bronwyn Shaw plays with Scout during a recent visit to campus. A new program will bring SPCA therapy dogs to campus for visits with Social Sciences students.
Oct 09, 2014

Visiting dogs help press paws on exam stress

Students will have one more opportunity to play with the SPCA's dogs when they return to Mills Library April 24 at noon.
Apr 22, 2014

Stress relief from those doggone exams

Students gather around a volunteer from St. John Ambulance and a friendly, furry companion during last year's first ever therapy dogs event. The service will be offered to students in residence once again this month.
Apr 11, 2013