Dental Therapy Dogs

Comfort for Anxious Patients

Having a therapy dog in your office may provide a multitude of benefits to your patients as well as your practice as a whole.

Why a Therapy Dog?

Studies show interacting with animals for anxiety will:

  • Lower blood pressure and heart rate
  • Lower the stress hormone cortisol
  • Release good hormones like serotonin and oxytocin
  • Lessen the need for high doses of anxiety medication
  • Ease fear and anxiety

How will my practice benefit?

  • Relaxing and positive environment for patients and staff
  • Patients will be excited to come to the dentist to interact with the dog
  • Marketing the presence of a therapy dog increases patient retention
  • Increase Social Media presence with Patient posts

What can I expect getting a dog from Unleashed Academy?

  • Staff training
  • Lifetime of support
  • In-office training
  • A breed of dog with more hypoallergenic qualities
  • A certified dental therapy dog