School Dog

Benefits of a School Dog

Academic research has shown that dogs working and helping in the school environment can achieve the following:

  1. Improves academic achievement. 
  2. Increases literacy skills. 
  3. Calming behaviours. 
  4. Increases social skills and self-esteem.
  5. Increased confidence.
  6. Teaches responsibility and respect to all life.
  7. Helps to prevent truancy.
  8. Motivates children who are often less attentive.


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