With his mom Bal & Taiga(W.S.Shepherd) With his sibling Minne. Both have gentle face. Ace to relax at home Ace that relaxes and interacts with children.

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

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Jun 28, 2021
The story of Kangal Mix dog Ace (final part)
HelloFor JATA's "Stray Dogs become therapy dogs" project, Thank you always for your warm support. Due to the influence of the Pandemic covid 19, our current association can not carry out activities as...
Mar 3, 2021
The story of Kangal dog Mix Ace (sequel)
Hello.Thank you for your continuous warm support for JATA's “Stray Dogs become therapy dogs” project. Last time we introduced Ace, one of our Kangal-mix-dogs. Since this is a sequel, we...
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...
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