Bernie - 4 months old
Bernie - spring 2016
**PLEASE NOTE: Bernie's Buddies is not intended to replace conventional therapy. If a child or young adult requires immediate/emergency assistance please call 911 or contact the Distress Centre or Kids' Help Phone
Just a few of thousands of links to research and application demonstrating the power of the human-animal bond:
Other Amazing Sources of Support
Calgary Kids Yoga - where Calgary's groovy kids love to move!
Community Therapy Dogs Society - Bernie and Angela were proud to volunteer with CTDS in the Listening Tails, Visiting Tails, and Caring Tails programs
Foothills Animal Hospital - these compassionate animal lovers know pets are family
Muttley Crue - need a new doggy 'do? Get awesome pampering with the award-winning Crue
The Lioness Project - helps girls become more resilient in their everyday lives through a combination of yoga, mindfulness, impactful discussions and self-reflection activities to help girls learn about resilience and to gain tools to help them overcome challenges.
Strong Daughters - a peer support group for young adult women grieving the loss of a parent. It supports women ages 18-35 in their grief journey. The group is not professionally led and all participants acknowledge group guidelines before the monthly meeting begins. The group welcomes participants from all faith backgrounds.