Therapy dogs ready for duty

Alliance of Therapy Dogs are ready for duty in the Capital Region.
The certified therapy dogs are available to serve at schools, colleges, libraries, nursing homes, hospitals, airports, and at special events.

The ATD teams can also help first responders, police officers, military personnel, and veterans deal with trauma.

All ATD canines meet health and vaccination standards, according to a release from the organization.

For information on making arrangements for visit, contact Chris Bourgeois of Ballston Lake, at 518-331-5781 or

Bourgeois is also a coordinator for the Red Cross’s Paws for a Cause, which specializes in providing therapy dogs for military deployments and redeployments, therapy for post-traumatic-stress-disorder combat veterans, military family support groups, military events, and disasters.

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