Animals Speak!

Animals Speak! Issue 14: Pandemic Topics for Kids–Getting Annoyed with Brothers and Sisters

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020

In Issue 14 of Animals Speak! Murrie talks about annoyances that come from living with brothers and sisters. These can be heightened during the pandemic when family members don’t have as much time away from each other as they might want. Murrie discusses his own occasional frustrations with two of his sisters and then offers a few things to do about those situations.

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Animals Speak! Issue 13: Pandemic Tips for Kids and How to Keep Busy

Posted by on Jun 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused lots of changes for everyone, including kids and even dogs! In this issue of Animals Speak!, Josie Patches has a short message of what she has been up to and then introduces our special guest for this issue!
Animals Speak! is a project of the International Institute for Animal Assisted Play Therapy® to provide encouragement and help to kids during the pandemic in a light-hearted manner.

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Animals Speak! Issue 12: Pandemic Tips and Getting Along with Family Members

Posted by on Jun 6, 2020

Animals Speak! is a volunteer project of the International Institute for Animal Assisted Play Therapy® which provides information, encouragement, and ideas for kids of all ages about the pandemic. In Issue 12, we get some reminders on how to stay safe, how to get along with your family when they get on your nerves, and then a special message for a couple kids who follow along with us!

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Animals Speak! Issue #11: Hong Kong Therapy Dogs Sing For You!

Posted by on May 22, 2020

Animals Speak! is a a project of the International Institute of Animal Assisted Play Therapy® featuring therapists and their animals from all over the world who have been trained in AAPT. The purpose is to provide child-friendly information about topics related to the pandemic, along with some fun or interesting ideas to help kids of all ages cope with what is going on. In Issue 11, we will hear from some singing dogs from Hong Kong!

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Animals Speak! Issue 10. Josie Patches Talks About Masks.

Posted by on May 2, 2020

Animals Speak! is offered by the International Institute for Animal Assisted Play Therapy® as a lighthearted way to help children understand and cope with aspects of the COVID19 pandemic. Issue 10 focuses on masks.

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Animals Speak! Issue 9

Posted by on Apr 29, 2020

This issue of Animals Speak! features a special book reading by Alba the dog. The book is all about staying home during the pandemic. Animals Speak! is a project of the International Institute for Animal Assisted Play Therapy® created for children to help them during the pandemic.

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