Canines Helping Humans: Clearing Up Misconceptions
Last updated 2/26/2020 at 3:57pm
Recently, I asked an expert: "Alexa, how many dogs are in this country?"
Her answer: "There are currently 15 million 80 dogs in the United States."
Whether or not you trust the proclamations of a voice-in-a-box, it's clear that we Americans love our canines. And we want them with us wherever we go – in planes, trains and automobiles.
Having completed more than 100 hours of canine obedience and therapy dog classes and passed three on-site tests in medical and assisted living facilities, my Golden Retriever Jasper and I finally attained national certification by the Alliance of Therap...