October 23, 2014

Therapy Dogs in the Library … and at Home | Not Dead Yet

border collie

One of the developments I’ve been watching with interest in the news has been the rising presence of therapy dogs in libraries. From Monty, the certified library therapy dog at the Yale law library, to Beck at the W. Gordon Ryan Public Library in Lucasville, OH, therapy dogs are becoming widely embraced as a means of bringing people of all ages into libraries and engaging them.

Therapy Dogs’ Presence Steadily Grows in Libraries

Uconn Therapy dog

When it comes to learning, libraries around the country are steadily discovering that a dog can teach patrons, young and old, a few tricks.