By Kathy Diamond Davis. Published by DogWise Publishing. 2002 

In this book you will get a ton of information about working with your dog if you are interested in doing Therapy work with your dog. It gives you many ideas and tips on what you need to do to prepare your dog for going to nursing homes and schools with your dog. She shows you how to prepare your dog for many situations that might not be normal for your dog, and how to desensitize your dog to things they will encounter as a therapy dog. Some of the things that are covered in this book are Benefits of a Therapy dog, conditioning the dog to handling, basic control for therapy work, and social skills. You will find that this book helps you know if therapy work is something you want or can do with your dog. 247 pages packed full of good information.