Aug 07

How do Assistance Dogs Improve Quality of Life for People with Chronic Health Conditions?

By MD for Seniors

Somewhere between 36 and 44 percent of U.S. households own a dog, according to the Humane Society

In two-thirds of those households, the dog is considered a member of the family. For people with chronic health conditions, it’s a safe bet to say a dog is more than just a family member.

If it’s an assistance dog, it can be a life-changer, too.

In celebration of National Assistance Dog Week, we’re here to share some incredible facts about assistance dogs and how they can improve quality of life.

Part of the Caregiving Team: Assistance Dogs

For older Americans who have chronic health …read more

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