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Harrisonburg, VA: School board considers therapy dog for emotional support

Sept 21, 2021, Harrisonburg (VA) Daily News-Record: City School Board To Consider Therapy Dog Policy https://www.dnronline.com/news/harrisonburg/city-school-board-to-consider-therapy-dog-policy/article_82e15f1a-67d5-5ece-8cde-9cbd6f1fabb2.html

At a work session today, the Harrisonburg City School Board will discuss a new policy on therapy dogs in schools. According to the proposed policy, a “therapy dog” is a dog that has been individually trained and certified to work with its owner to provide emotional support, well-being, comfort or companionship to school district students….