“Happiness is a warm puppy.”

Charles Schultz


You'll meet Adi on Zoom, FaceTime, WalkShop, Offsite, and AJ's SF Bay Area Office. Adi is a F1B Goldendoodle with a sweet temperament. She is virtually non-shedding and hypoallergenic. Adi is an ideal therapy dog…and pretty cute too! 🐶

The simple act of petting or holding a dog has been proven to provide a human with multiple mental and physical health benefits. When a human pets an animal, hormones such as serotonin, prolactin, and oxytocin, that play a role in elevating moods, are released in the brain. Animal assisted therapy also lowers anxiety to help patients relax, provides comfort, reduces loneliness, increases mental stimulation, and provides an escape or happy distraction.

Physically, the presence of and Interaction with therapy animals can help lower blood pressure, reduce the number of medications that people need, diminish overall physical discomfort or pain, motivate people to exercise, and help children with autism in the departments of language and social interaction. (Alliance of Therapy Dogs)