The number of service dogs is on the rise with an estimated 4,000 fulfilling different service roles. Psychiatric service dogs (PSDs) help people with emotional and mental disabilities. They are valuable in helping various mental conditions including post-traumatic stress disorder, autism, bipolar disorder, and mental issues such as anxiety or stress. Specifically trained to assist in the daily life of a person with mental challenges, these wonderful animals lift moods, sense Continue Reading →
Winter term intern needed to work on organizing fundraiser to help us reach our goals:
Healing Companion’s mission is built on Three Pillars: Saving shelter dogs and training them to become psychiatric service dogs, transforming the lives of those struggling with mental illness, and providing basic dog training job skills for inmates.
Must have the ability to network, organize, reach out through social media, any fundraising experience in the past and or working with non-profits. Highly motivated to spread the word about our work, graphic design experience to make posters, photographers, social media skills etc.
The inmates wanted to share how much they enjoyed my book and would love to read more wonderful books about dogs and dog training. They would also appreciate videos, DVD’s, dog mats, harnesses, dog training toys, treat bags, clickers, target sticks and other training tools.