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I never forget her gentle smile face! She was so happy in Fuji Village. Tarcin always touched the people's heart. With dog trainer in Turkey.

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 / Animals
Project Leaders
Japan Animal Therapy Association
Japan Animal Therapy Association
Organization Information
Yamato-shi, 2420021

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #7658400341
Organization Information
Yamato-shi, 2420021

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #7658400341

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Nov 27, 2019
The Great Stray Dog ~Meet and parting with Tarcin~
I met Tarcin in the summer of 2010. Tarcin was a typical wild dog in Turkey. Tarcin is read as Tartune. It is cinnamon in Turkish. Her partner was Tilki. It is fox in Turkish. (I gave him this name...
Aug 29, 2019
A promise with my dog Dido
I'm Eiko Kazama, President of the Japan Animal Therapy Association and Healing Salon for human and dogs(general incorporated association ).Japan Animal Therapy Association is working on the project...
Jun 5, 2019
Therapy dogs flies to the world ~AAE in Istanbul
Hello!Thank you for always providing us warm support for JATA’s “ Stray Dogs become therapy dogs “ project.This time we will introduce our activity and new future project at Istanbul...
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