The use of reading dogs in schools has gained significant attention in recent years as an innovative approach to improving students' reading skills by helping students be more open to learning. Specially-trained pooches supply kids with a unique chance to hone their literacy abilities in an encouraging and unbiased atmosphere. In this blog post, we [...]
A big thank you to Simone Kerwin and the Wangaratta Chronicle for this great article about Maggie the wellbeing dog. Click here to read about the positive impact Maggie the groodle is having on St Bernard's Primary School and the wider community!
It’s no secret that humans and dogs can make wonderful, supportive and meaningful connections with each other. It’s one of the reasons that dogs are now working in many settings to provide physical and emotional support to more humans than ever before. We are seeing the rise in important roles for dogs in schools, hospitals [...]
St Michael's Catholic Primary School Principal Alison Felici has been doing some fantastic work with their wellbeing dog Micky. Micky is an expert at providing great support to staff and students. Read full article
Benefits of a Dog in the Classroom The presence of a dog in the classroom has wide-ranging benefits that can improve the learning environment for students and teachers alike. Studies have shown that students may have improved academic performance, better social skills, and greater self-esteem due to regular interaction with a canine companion. Additionally, research [...]
A big thank you to ABC's Dixie Sulda and Narelle Graham as well as Stirling North Primary School Assistant Principal Ryan Morris for this wonderful story about Murphy. Murphy is set to join students and staff at Stirling North Primary School in regional South Australia. Murphy will be connecting with the students, staff and the [...]
Thanks to the Border Mail newspaper for sharing the celebration of our partnership with Gateway Health, Baranduda Primary School, Wodonga Flexible Learning Centre, Wodonga Senior Secondary College and Wooragee Primary School.