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The Power of Dogs in the Autism Community

Pets offer a bevy of social benefits: they provide friendship, reduce loneliness and alleviate anxiety. It’s no surprise that animals, especially dogs bring positivity into our lives; humans began to domesticate dogs for hunting and companionship thousands of years ago, indicating our strong bond. Socialization is often one of the biggest challenges for those with [...]

By |2019-09-18T18:41:37+00:00September 18th, 2019|Blog|

Volunteer Work Helps Others — and Yourself — Succeed

As one of the most direct ways to give back to your community, volunteer work can help support those most in need of your care and dedication. I discovered firsthand how volunteering can build positive experiences that can create personal fulfillment and success for everyone involved. A couple years ago, I began volunteering with The [...]

By |2019-06-17T18:04:44+00:00June 17th, 2019|Blog|

The Friendship Circle Seeks to Support Special Needs Children

Community is especially important in today’s society. To build strong communities, active attention and a helping hand can be extended to youth of all backgrounds. With the opportunity to invest in youth who need the confidence to succeed in the future, volunteers can help provide guidance and assistance to youth in everyday scenarios. The Friendship [...]

By |2019-04-05T15:10:36+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Blog|

Networking: It’s Not Just for Adults

Communication, connection, collaboration; the three C’s of networking are crucial life skills. As you connect with others, you open doors to new perspectives, personalities, and opportunities. Whether professional or social, networking is an essential skill to hone when you’re young. Students in high school should try networking throughout their academic career. In high school, it’s [...]

By |2017-04-03T20:30:15+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Russell Refuge: A Terrier Haven in Rhinebeck, NY

Jack Russell Terrier (JRT) owners know: these dogs are smart and very, very energetic. Jack Russells can be stubborn, too, which stems from the breed’s origin as a hunting dog. The traits and skills that make these terriers excellent hunting dogs – digging, barking, and an assertive temperament  – are often interpreted as bad behavior [...]

By |2017-03-10T18:06:07+00:00March 10th, 2017|Blog|

Best Dog-Friendly Places in NYC

Most pet owners can relate to this: you’re headed out to the beach or your friend’s summer BBQ--and you desperately want to bring your dog along. It’s a bummer when pet owners want to spend time with their four-legged friends and are forced to leave them behind at home. In crowded cities like New York, [...]

By |2017-02-22T22:30:21+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Blog|