Archive for the ‘Dog Therapy’ Category

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What Do Therapy Dogs Want For the Holidays?

Check out this terrific video featuring many of YOUR terrific therapy dogs. The best holidays are filled with therapy dogs. Step under the mistletoe with your favorite therapy dog and experience the magic! And if you’re lucky enough to see [...]


Therapy Dogs Help Children Learn to Read

Here’s another amazing story by my friend, writer and literacy advocate Jane Miller, about therapy dogs spreading the power of their wagging tails. Seventh grader Maggie Dobbins started a library therapy dog reading program called Dog Tales as a Girl [...]


Doggie Donation Corps Marches Forward

This week, after some very wet days, we had a day that Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet would have termed delightfully blustery. After a visit to our Sister friends, the terriers braved the gusts and hit the streets for some begging time. [...]

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Congratulations Therapy Dog Noah

Another therapy dog featured in The Power of Wagging Tails is making national headlines. This time, our good friend Noah has been named as a therapy dog finalist at Planet Dog. Here’s an excerpt from The Power of Wagging Tails [...]

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Doggie Donation Corps in Action

This week, we talked about the heartwarming Puppy That Came For Christmas book, where we were treated to a glimpse of the life of a service dog in training and the incredible impact these dogs have on the lives of [...]

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Show Dog Rufus Takes Center Stage As Therapy Dog

Colored Bull Terrier Rufus is a good friend to Fit As Fido, the world’s winning-est show dog, therapy dog, and star of The Power of Wagging Tails for his awesome work with wounded warriors at Walter Reed Hospital. Rufus is [...]


Free Holiday Cards Using Code FITFIDO10

Tried this last week, but there was a bit of a computer glitch. This morning, I successfully tested this coupon code and am now eagerly waiting by my mail box for 10 free holiday cards sporting my two beautiful wheatens. [...]


Books by Dr. Marcus

Fit as Fido
A Doctor's Guide to Dog Therapy and Healing: The Power of Wagging Tails
Therapy Dogs in Cancer Care: A Valuable Complementary Treatment
Ever Faithful: Your Dog Can Help You Fight Cancer