Therapy dogs effective in reducing symptoms of ADHD, study finds

 ADHD in the News 2018-07-19

In a first of its kind randomized trial, researchers from the [University of California, Irvine] School of Medicine found therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. The study's main outcomes were recently published by the American Psychological Association in the Society of Counseling Psychology's Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin (HAIB).