– If we have a Facility Dog, can Therapy Dogs continue to visit our facility?

Most certainly! They each serve separate and complimentary roles. 

Should we let our Facility Dog and the Therapy Dogs interact while on the job? Absolutely NOT! Both your Facility Dog and the Therapy Dogs are at your facility to work and socialize with people, not to socialize with other dogs. Keep the dogs separate and doing their individual jobs when they are at the facility. If you wish to let them socialize, let them do it outside of the facility at a park or someone’s home. Your Facility Dog is still a dog and needs to interact with other dogs, just not at work. 

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