Assistant dog
Assistant dog

A PAIR of dogs are helping Axarquia children to overcome difficulties in learning and emotional development.

Alicia Martín Cruz, who has a Masters in animal-assisted therapy, takes dogs Lima, 8 and India, 9, to provide therapy to children and adults alike.

Schools in Rincon de la Victoria, Colmenar,as well as Malaga City, have all benefitted from the pups.

In sessions lasting an hour, dogs reduce stress and lower the heart rate of participants, enabling them to relax and be more interested in learning.

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