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ADVISORY: All of Halifax Peninsula, including NSCAD’s three campuses, are currently under a boil water advisory until further notice. All water must be boiled for at least one minute if it will be used for drinking or any other activity requiring human consumption.

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small white dog outside the NSCAD Fountain Campus

Come spend some time with St. John’s Ambulance therapy dog team, Sally and Roo!

Why visit?

Through petting, affection, and regular visitation, many people benefit both physically and emotionally from the unconditional love of a dog. Spending time with a therapy dog can help provide stress relief and a sense of comfort and calm.

The Therapy Dog program provides opportunitiesfor individuals to:

  • Talk with the volunteer and the dog
  • Feel, touch, pet and cuddle the dog
  • Receive unconditional love from the dog
  • Carry-out or practice an activity in the presence of the dog

Questions? Please email jabrahamson@nscad.ca

Winter 2024 Schedule

Fountain Campus, 11:30am-12:30pm

  • January 4
  • January 18
  • February 1
  • February 15
  • February 29
  • March 14
  • March 28
  • April 11
  • April 25

Note: Thetherapydogteam will be located in the Learning Commons to allow thosewho may not wish to be near adogto avoid the area. Thetherapydogteam will enter the building from Duke Street and use the elevatorshortly before thescheduled visit.

Academy Campus, 12:45pm-1:15pm

  • January 4
  • January 18
  • February 1
  • February 15
  • February 29
  • March 14
  • March 28
  • April 11
  • April 25

Note: Thetherapydogteam will be located in A106 to allow thosewho may not wish to be near adogto avoid the area.

Port Campus, 11:30am-12:30pm

  • January 11
  • January 25
  • February 8
  • February 22
  • March 7
  • March 21
  • April 4
  • April 18

Note: Thetherapydogteam will be located between security and the elevator on the first floor to allow thosewho may not wish to be near adogto avoid the area.