Ace and staff Okumura Helios (left), Jasper (right) Johann (right), Tilki (center front) Ace (left), Bal (top), Mine (right)

NPO Japan Animal Therapy Association

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Our mission is: to deliver interaction with therapy dog to all people who need the power of therapy dog. Do you know that there are many people who spend every day looking forward to communicating with dogs? People who live in institutions such as nursing homes, often suffer from a build-up of stress and a feeling of loneliness. Of course the staff there do their best to offer a good care, however, sometimes it is not enough to comfort them. When these people spend time with dogs, those animals soothe and ease the mind, bringing out a smile from the people. People with physical disabilities or restricted movements try to move close to a dog too. They are often so touched as to shed a t... read more

Projects (1)

Stray Dogs become "Therapy Dogs"
Japan / Animal Welfare
Project Leaders
Japan Animal Therapy Association
Japan Animal Therapy Association
Organization Information
Yamato-shi, 2420021
Organization Information
Yamato-shi, 2420021

Project Reports

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Nov 5, 2020
The Story of Ace, a Kangal-mix Dog
Hello.Thank you for your continued support of JATA's “Stray Dogs become therapy dogs” project. We were able to receive many support for the reconstruction project of the dog farm "Fuji no...
Jul 14, 2020
Dog Farm Fuji-no-Sato Renewal Project Launched!
Hello.Thank you for your warm support for JATA's "Stray Dogs become therapy dogs" project.Continuing from the last issue, we will be reporting about Fuji no Sato, a dog farm where many therapy dogs...
Mar 19, 2020
To everyone who supports our association
Thank you for your support and cooperation. I'm Eiko Kazama, the president. Our association has around 100 dogs in total, including active therapy dogs, retired therapy dogs, future therapy dogs and...
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