National Dog Day is a great time to celebrate the joy that dogs bring us on a daily basis. It’s also a great time to celebrate the remarkable ways dogs have been trained to work and help. We’ve all seen dogs working at airports or helping someone with a physical disability. But now dogs are being trained to help people with dementia.

These dogs can provide a multitude of benefits for patients – from reducing anxiety to fetching medication for the patient to providing comfort for a caregiver. Read more, below.

Good Dogs: Dementia Service Dogs Provide Patients, Caregivers With Improved Quality of Life