The purpose of this paper is to identify the benefits of dogs. Whether you need a dog for the benefit of having a companion or for physiology benefits. A dog provides love, support, friendship, and assistance to any of our required necessities. A brief discussion about the history of dogs and their responsibilities to the owner will be discussed throughout the paper. A dog is a loyal companion and partner to their owner. They love to aide their benefactor and thrive for love and affection. The next topic section will demonstrate how service dogs can aide in the replacement of the loss of senses and research will demonstrate how a dog can be used to provide a service to resolve the loss of health functions; as well as substantial evidence on how a dog can provide the emotional support and services needed by owners with disabilities. It will continue discussing how dogs have benefited society in health fields, police, military, rescues and during natural disasters. Dogs have saved lives, provided health care needs, performed services for people with disability needs, helped provide for their owner, and have been a care given companion full of love and support.

Year Manuscript Completed

Spring 2021

Senior Project Advisor

Tricia Jordan

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Integrated Studies Degree

Field of Study

Commerce & Leadership

Document Type