Here are quotes about therapy dogs that, in our opinions, are 100% fact. Therapy dogs provide affection and comfort to people that are dealing with physical or emotional problems. Having pups around as animal assisted therapy provides a variety of health benefits. Here are quotes about therapy dogs to express the love they give to those who may have anxiety, are grieving or lonely, or need extra fluffy hugs to help them get through their day.

Quotes about therapy dogs
  • Therapy dogs work for hugs.
  • Sometimes the best medicine is a dog who believes their love will heal you.
  • My therapist has a wagging tail.
  • All dogs are therapy dogs. Some just freelance.
  • Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer. -Dean Koontz
  • When you feel lousy, puppy therapy is indicated.
  • You can always find hope in the eyes of a dog.
  • We don’t always need advice. Sometimes, all we need is a hand to hold, an ear to listen, and a heart that understands. Sometimes all we need is a dog.
  • No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does. -Christopher Morley
  • I don’t understand people who don’t touch their pets. Their cat or dog is called a pet for a reason. -Jarod Kintz
  • “I’ve always had this feeling,” Henry says, “that all dogs are really therapy dogs.”  -Meg Donohue
  • Life is undeniably better with a dog by your side.
  • Dogs have boundless enthusiasm, but no sense of shame. I should have a dog as a life coach. -Moby
  • When I needed a hand, I found your paw.
  • They [dogs] never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.  -Jerome K. Jerom
  • The psychological and moral comfort of a presence at once humble and understanding—this is the greatest benefit that the dog has bestowed upon man.      -Percy Shelley
  • It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives, and even how much closer we become with each other because of them. -John Grogan
  • The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company, pets we allow into our solitude. -Robert Brault
  • The best therapist has fur and four legs.
  • I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source. -Doris Day
  • Dogs needed no words to console you. Dogs were the ultimate practitioners of the therapy of touch. Dogs knew and accepted the hard realities of life that human beings could not acknowledge until those obvious truths were exhaustively described with words, and even then there was often more bitter acknowledgment than humble acceptance. -Dean Koontz
  • No animal I know of can consistently be more of a friend and companion than a dog. -Stanley Leinwoll
  • A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad. -Robert Wagner
  • Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog; but you’re never friendless ever, if you have a dog. -Douglas Mallock
  • Many of the qualities that come so effortlessly to dogs—loyalty, devotion, selflessness, unflagging optimism, unqualified love—can be elusive to humans.      -John Grogan
  • There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face. -Ben Williams
  • You know, a dog can snap you out of any kind of bad mood that you’re in faster than you can think of. -Jill Abramson
Quotes about therapy dogs

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