January is National Train Your Dog Month

Importance of Training your Dog By Katelyn Baker, AIR® Co-Founder January is National Train Your Dog Month. As we close out the month, Katelyn Baker shares some thoughts on the importance of training, and building a relationship with your dog. Consistent, positive training from the start will significantly benefit you and your dog…and will start you on a path to having a future therapy dog! Most…

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Remembering Emily Murillo: From a Sibling’s Point of View

Kaylee, an AIR® team member, shares with us a powerful point of view from a sibling’s perspective in remembering her sister, Emily, whom we lost too soon. On January 29, 2021, my little sister Emily Murillo chose to end her life. In her short 17 years here, she suffered a lot, from dealing with ruthless bullies…

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Attitudes in Reverse Therapy Dogs Make a Difference at Artis

Since July, Attitudes in Reverse has been visiting the 50 residents of Artis Senior Living in Princeton Junction on a weekly basis. “The importance of having a dog in memory care can be seen immediately,” said Sara Thompson, Director of Life Enrichment. “The moment a wagging tail walks through the door, smiles plaster on our residents’…

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Attitudes in Reverse Brings Awareness and Support to NJ Colleges

Student mental health is a growing issue on college campuses and has become more so since the pandemic started. The national Healthy Minds Study (HSM) shows that nearly seven million college students meet criteria for a clinically significant mental health problem. In April 2021, a survey by the American Council on Education reported 73 percent of college presidents…

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