More places are beginning to use therapy dogs

  • Posted: July 27, 2015  by cheryl_ashford   -  
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More and more businesses are beginning to use therapy dogs in their place of business. Here is an article where funeral homes have started using therapy dogs to console family members. When a therapy dog walks in the room the whole atmosphere changes. Dogs are very calming to people of

Fun with puppy pictures

  • Posted: July 1, 2015  by cheryl_ashford   -  
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The Australian Labradoodle, a non-shedding, allergy friendly dog! What fun we had doing puppy pictures! Around 3 weeks old puppies starting playing with each other and they are so precious because they cannot see clearly yet and bark at the wall and silly things like this. Around 5 weeks of

Puppy Socialization For Therapy and Service Dogs

We have made a video of an extensive puppy socialization exercise we do with all of our puppies from day 3 until the day they go home. We do the Early Neurological Stimulation exercises from day 3 – 21 as well. The exercises in this video are in addition to

Social Service Dogs

  • Posted: March 2, 2015  by cheryl_ashford   -  
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I know that puppies have helped us relax and have gotten through some tough situations. Here is a school that has had a social service dog aka therapy dogs for over 10 years and is now adding 5 puppies! http://altamontenterprise.com/news/guilderland/02262015/patting-puppies-may-improve-test-scores Find out more about Ashford Manor Labradoodles social service dogs