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Creating connections with compassion

What we do

Teach and provide comfort through an evidenced-based curriculum

Teach and facilitate with dogs

We learn by example, and there is no better example of how to best comfort others than with dog – who are always accepting.

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Learn comfort as a skill

We explain the link between kindness and comfort by introducing the Awkward Zone™. Participants break through their barriers.

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Enrichment activity

This is an enrichment activity that puts all of these core lessons into practice by creating an example of empathy through artwork.

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Where we work

Teaching and providing comfort to the next generation

We work directly with:

Public school systems

Private school systems

Home school communities

After school programs

Church youth groups

Troubled youth programs

Daycare programs

FCA groups

Summer camps

Special needs programs

Sensory rooms

Boys and Girls Club

Interested in working with us?
A program that works

Simply petting a dog has proven to:

Change Brain Chemistry

Release of calming hormones like oxytocin, dopamine and endorphins

Reduce Stress Hormones

Reduction of stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline

Healthy Heart

Reduction of high blood pressure and heart rate levels

Improve Self-Esteem

Increase self-esteem and feelings of confidence

Become More Social

Increase socialization amongst friends, family and peers

Foster Community

Increase sense of community and belonging to a “pack”

Dogs are the greatest instructors

“He speaketh not, and yet there lies a conversation in his eyes.”

Canine Comfort Cincinnati Children's
Spotlight Story

Althea’s Story

A story of how 13-year-old Althea told Alby Comfort Dog a deep, dark secret that ultimately freed her from her abuser.

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Want to help?

Your support provides comfort to those in need

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