A. They are always excited to see you no matter what kind of day you’re having.
B. They are great listeners (especially when you’re rubbing them). No counseling is ever 100% free.
C. They never give bad advice. When is the last time you’ve heard of a dog giving bad advice.
I’ve distinctly heard this phrase a million times, “You understand don’t you boy, don’t you?” Dogs can be a very therapeutic part of life. The relationships that are formed with dogs can be priceless. They aren’t called man’s best friend for no reason. I do not own a dog, but I’ve experienced the power of a human and canine relationship. As a school guidance counselor, I’ve asked a classroom full of children if they talk to their pets when they are frustrated and over half the class answers yes.
Below is a great video that shows the power of Dog Therapy.