Providing PAWSitive Support
Department of Sociology, School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan; Methadone Assisted Recovery Services, Saskatoon Health Region; Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina;  St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program (Saskatchewan)

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Fund by Universities Without Walls

This study examines the impact of a visiting St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog at Methadone Assisted Recovery Services in the Saskatoon Health Region, where clients in highest need for motivation related to their HIV and/or addiction status are introduced to the dog for the love and support it can offer. The experience is being empirically evaluated. Learn more here.