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Create a Therapy Dog Program

Thursday, September 28, 2023
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)

Event Details

Hear how one district created and implemented a therapy dog program for a district of 985 students, without any cost to the district. Learn to obtain veterinary care sponsorships and community buy-in, as well as ways to make your therapy dogs accessible for your students and families. Focus on a day in the life of two therapy dogs, Kalani and Shadow, and discover how the dogs collaborate in a variety of classrooms, activities and events.

Learning Objectives:

After viewing this webinar you will be able to:

Discuss the benefits of implementing a therapy dog program
List steps to take to create a district-owned therapy dog program
Discuss raising funds without the need for district money
Explain how therapy dogs can collaborate with classroom activities and lessons


Kelli Baker, School Counselor, Morris Public Schools, Morris, OK
Becky Alexander, Principal, Morris Elementary School, Morris, OK
Lisa Merrill, Library Media Specialist, Morris Public Schools, Morris, OK

Sept. 28, 2023, 4:30-5:30 p.m. EDT

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