Utilizing Grief Therapy Dogs in Funeral Service
John W. Gately, speaker
When grieving families feel overwhelmed with emotions, many cannot cope with the loss of a family member or friend. Books have been written and support groups have been established to help people through this emotional and stressful part of life. Because of the therapy dogs’ skill set, they provide comfort and support to families and friends trying to manage their grief. For this reason, many funeral homes have employed are using therapy dogs to help families through funeral planning and the funeral service.