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HMS Therapy Dog Program

Hudson Middle School is excited about our Therapy Dog Program.  This program is dedicated to strengthening the literacy and social skills of our students using a registered dog and handler.  This team will work with small groups of students during school hours for approximately 15-20 minutes at a time. Also, there will be opportunities to enhance many components of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) when visiting the counselors.  Help us welcome…Gunnar!
HMS Therapy Dog - Gunnar
Gunnar is a certified therapy dog and is registered through the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. He is insured for liability and has undergone extensive training and registration to do animal-assisted therapy. For students with allergies, Gunnar will be treated before each session with an anti-dander, anti-allergen product which greatly reduces susceptibility for people who are around them. Should you have any other questions, concerns or comments, please email,, or