The PAWS Your Stress program is offered by a caring team of students, researchers, professionals, and most important, volunteer therapy dogs and handlers!
The program was founded in 2015 by the Office of the Centennial Enhancement Chair in One Health and Wellness at the University of Saskatchewan. It is offered today in partnership with Peer Health and the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog program.
A ZOOM visit is an opportunity to see and say hi to some of your favorite St. John Ambulance therapy dogs and handlers, hear stories about what they have been up to, and share stories yourself if you want. Being online also offers us the opportunity to reintroduce some of our retired campus therapy dogs and therapy dogs in training! And...we may even have a special feline guest or two!
Students, staff and faculty are welcome to drop into to any ZOOM session for as long or as short as you want, and in as many ZOOM rooms as you want over the hour long session. You can register for the visits at: therapydogs.ca/therapy-dog-zoom-meeting
To learn what to expect from a visit click here.
To learn more about how the PAWS Your Stress online program operated over the summer click here.
To learn about the PAWS Your Stress Needs Assessment Results for the USask community click here.
It was Kisbey, one of our Therapy dog's 13th birthday the other day. So our entire PAWSYourStress team came over for a socially distance visit to help celebrate! Come meet the whole team and if you watch to the end you can watch Kisbey open some presents!
Take 20 minutes to PAWS Your Stress and join Therapy Dog Zaphod and handler & yoga teacher Tonya for a guided relaxation exercise.
This free series starts at noon (CST) on Oct 30, Nov 27, Dec 18.
You can register by emailing Ben - Ben.Carey@usask.ca
Meet the PAWS Your Stress therapy dogs working hard behind the scene to bring you online visits.