How to train your dog to be a therapy dog

In Announcements, by , on June 17th, 2014

Did you see the therapy dogs on campus during Ridgefest and Relax Week?  Want to know how to certify your dog to be a therapy animal?  Therapy Animals of WNY has compiled a list of local organization that train and can certify your animal so that you can volunteer and serve the community.

Visit to learn more.

Not familiar with pet therapy? Learn more here: Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other

Twitter Contest:

Niagara University is participating in Pet Sitters International’s “Take Your Dog To Work Day” on June 20 – electronically.

University students, alumni and employees are invited to tweet photos of their pets to @NiagaraUniv, using the #PurplePet hashtag.  The pet that receives the most combined retweets and favorites will earn its owner a gift certificate to Blackwinds Pet Supplies in Niagara Falls.


On Wednesday, Niagara University will be hosting a hot dog fundraiser to benefit Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue.   Please stop by for lunch and talk to Heart of Niagara.   This event will take place from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. outside Gallagher Center.  The cost is $3 for hot dog, chips and drink.  We will have a prize raffle as well with all proceeds benefiting this organization.