Do Labradoodles make good therapy and service dogs?
Therapy and Service. That’s what they were bred for! Australian Labradoodles produces such wonderful qualities which make them a good companion – these same characteristics also make them excellent candidates for therapy/ service dogs. To become a therapy dog, you must assess your Labradoodles particular temperament, social and emotional skills and needs, and provide training based on that assessment. It’s important to note that not all dogs make good therapy dogs and not all dogs are appropriate for all therapy.
What is a Therapy Dog?
Therapy dogs also receive training but have a completely different type of job from service dogs. Their responsibilities are to provide psychological or physiological therapy to individuals other than their handlers. These dogs have stable temperaments and friendly, easy-going personalities. Typically, they visit hospitals, schools, hospices, nursing homes and more. Unlike service dogs, therapy dogs are encouraged to interact with a variety of peop