Our mission is to bring comfort to children, to enhance the experience of learning, and to enrich the lives of our canine and human volunteers.

Category Archives: Community Outreach

Dedicated Roxy Therapy Dog volunteers participate in community events which are true to our mission.

Roxy Helps Del Val Students Study Stress in Therapy Dogs

Much research has been done about how therapy dogs impact the people they serve, however not many studies have been done on how the therapy dogs are impacted. Roxy Therapy Dogs proudly partnered with two local Delaware Valley University students to study stress and its impact on the actual therapy dogs. The research results have… Continue Reading

The ‘Human-Canine Connection’ Presented to the Village Improvement Association

Roxy Reading Therapy Dog (RRTD) President Diane Smith presented “The Human-Canine Connection” to Village improvement Association (VIA) members at their monthly meeting in January. The meeting was held at the Doylestown Health Wellness Center in Warrington. Smith presented a wide variety of scientific studies from around the world whose findings suggest that interaction with canines… Continue Reading