How therapy dogs teach generosity

The DailyJunior Blog

What  does it mean to be  generous?

When adults want to help their children understand the joy of giving, they often discover that generosity is an abstract concept that can be difficult to describe. Watching a therapy dog at work can make generosity come to life and become real and tangible.

Seeing animals serve people, we all can learn lessons in generosity through the up close and personal work of a human-animal therapy dog team. People, especially children,relate to animals. We can reach out and touch a friendly therapy dog. Because therapy animals can’t use words they demonstrate rather than tell us things about generosity and giving back in service:

1) Anyone  can be generous even a dog.

2) Giving to others can be fun and feels good.
Kids can tell therapy animals enjoy their work.

3) Giving your time to someone is a good gift.
A therapy dog is…

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