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Partnerships & Research

BADDogs Inc.


With over 30 years of experience working with dogs and their people, Barbara Davis of BADDogs Inc. is the perfect person to develop a dog training curriculum…and that’s exactly what she’s doing for Paws-to-Share.  The course will combine positive reinforcement and general fun to make sure our four-footed friends are just as well behaved, as they are loving. 

Diggity Dog Daze


We all know how strong the human-animal bond can be.  Diggity Dog Daze not only provides testimonials on those relationships, but also offers informational stories to help any pet owner.  We want our handlers to have access to any resource that will keep their animals healthy and happy.

How Pets Can Be the Key to Human Happiness

NBC San Diego

August 6, 2018

"“What we found is people who own dogs are more likely to reach the guidelines for physical activity, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, reducing stress levels, reducing cortical levels, and increasing oxytocin,” reports Dr. Elizabeth Pegg Frates, a Clinical Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School."

Link: https://www.nbcsandiego.com/entertainment/the-scene/How-Pets-Can-Be-the-Key-to-Human-Happiness---487696941.html

Senior Adults Can See Health Benefits From Dog Ownership

Science Daily

May 1, 2018

"Engineers have demonstrated prototype devices made of an exotic material that can conduct a current density 50 times greater than conventional copper interconnect technology."


Link: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180430160419.htm

City Upbringing, Without Pets, Boosts Vulnerability to Mental Illness

Science Daily

April 30, 2018

"Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at lower risk of mental illness than pet-free city dwellers, according to new research."

Link: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180430160419.htm

Pet Dogs Help Kids Feel Less Stressed

Science Daily

May 10, 2017

"Pet dogs provide valuable social support for kids when they're stressed, according to a study by researchers, who were among the first to document stress-buffering effects of pets for children."

Link: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170510174853.htm

Senior Adults Can See Health Benefits From Dog Ownership

Science Daily

April 20, 2016

"Among adults 60 years of age or more, walking is the most common form of leisure-time physical activity because it is self-paced, low impact and does not require equipment. Researchers have determined that older adults who also are pet owners benefit from the bonds they form with their canine companions."

Link: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160420162947.htm