Who Makes a Good Therapy Dog?

Who Makes a Good Therapy Dog?

Check out Dr. Binfet’s latest article in Psychology today and learn more about who makes a good therapy dog!

10 years of B.A.R.K!

10 years of B.A.R.K!

We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary in September!

B.A.R.K. Virtual Study published in Anthrozoös!

B.A.R.K. Virtual Study published in Anthrozoös!

Congratulations to Dr. Binfet, Freya Green, and Zakary Draper on their publication!

B.A.R.K. goes Virtual!

B.A.R.K. goes Virtual!

Check out Dr. Binfet’s latest article in Psychology today and learn more about B.A.R.K. programming online!

Dr. Binfet: Lessons Learned from a 3-Legged Rescue Mutt

Dr. Binfet: Lessons Learned from a 3-Legged Rescue Mutt

Check out Dr. Binfet’s latest article in Psychology today and learn more about what we can learn from our canine companions!

B.A.R.K. recognized as Unsung Heroes!

B.A.R.K. recognized as Unsung Heroes!

Photos taken by Adam Lauzé and Darren Hull.  UBC’s President Dr. Santa Ono recognized B.A.R.K’s Director Dr. John-Tyler Binfet and Coordinator Freya Green as unsung heroes in this week’s community update! Dr. Ono provided an overview of the B.A.R.K. program and recognized the contribution of Dr. Binfet, Freya, and the B.A.R.K. volunteers during stressful times on […]

Phoenix News: Behind the BARK

Phoenix News: Behind the BARK

Photo taken by Adam Lauzé, 2021 UBC Okanagan’s official newspaper, The Phoenix News, recently published an article about the B.A.R.K. program and our recent research! The Phoenix’s Madeline Grove interviewed B.A.R.K. volunteer and UBC student, Amelia Willcox. Click here to read more about the B.A.R.K. program, our recent research, and what it means to be […]

B.A.R.K. research featured in The Conversation!

Photo taken by Adam Lauzé, 2019 A study by B.A.R.K. researchers Dr. John-Tyler Binfet, Freya Green, and Zakary Draper has been featured in The Conversation! The article titled Are you a distressed student? Here’s how therapy dogs can help and written by Dr. Binfet, features a recent publication exploring the importance of physical touch in […]

Dr. Binfet: Cops and Therapy Canines: Wagging Tails Reduce Stress

Dr. Binfet: Cops and Therapy Canines: Wagging Tails Reduce Stress

Check out Dr. Binfet’s latest article in Psychology today and learn more about how integrating a canine-assisted intervention into a detachment can reduce occupational stress!

B.A.R.K2Go Announced!

B.A.R.K2Go Announced!

We look forward to welcoming you to BARK2GO from October 13th!