Starla, Animal Assisted Therapy Dog

Starla, Animal Assisted Therapy Dog - In Training

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Starla is our therapy dog-in training. She is White American Boxer and is believed to be 3 years old. She is rescue dog and has been working on becoming a part of our team at Prairie Wellness. She has a very calm temperament and loves treats. 

We are continuing to work with her on Animal Assisted Therapy skills and are working toward certification. 

Some of the benefits from Animal Assisted Therapy can include:
-Increasing self-esteem
-Increasing verbal communication
-Developing social skills
-Increasing willingness to join in activities
-Improving interactions with others
-Lessening symptoms of depression
-Decreasing loneliness and isolation
-Reducing anxiety
-Helping children learn empathic and nurturing skills

If you would like more information about Starla or the Animal Assisted Therapy services we will be providing and how they may be able to help you or a loved one, please contact us at info@prairiewellness.org or 630-715-5740