Over the past several years, Ottawa Therapy Dogs has increasingly been featured in the media, from articles written by our members for their community newspapers to appearances on national television programs.
Selected Articles & Media Interviews
May 20, 2010
Kitchissippi Times article by Larissa Johnston Trading a wag for a smile, interview with Carole Eldridge featuring her therapy dog PandaRu and the Royal Ottawa Health Care Centre.
April 2, 2010
CTV "News at 6" video clip of Ottawa Therapy Dog, Jazz, and owner, Margot Montgomery at Lady Evelyn School.
As a result of this media exposure, OTD has increasingly been in demand to make presentations to a variety of groups which include the following:
health care providers
students in various health sciences faculties
primary and secondary schools
hospitals and long-term care facilities, rehabilitative facilities
Human Animal Bond Association of Canada (HABAC) events
volunteer groups unrelated to pets or the health-care sector
These presentations are tailored to meet the specific needs and interests of the target audience delivered by experienced and knowledgeable therapy dog handlers. For information about media interviews or presentations, please contact the OTD Administrator.