22 children from the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club (in British Colombia) took part in a series of sessions to help them build their social skills using therapy dogs. Each week the children were taught a new skill, such as introducing themselves or giving directions to others. One participant noticed that the children behaved better at the sessions than at their regular after-school care program, and they thought it was because the children liked being around the dogs. Another aspect of working dogs!
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