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HMS Therapy Dog Program

Hudson Middle School is excited to announce our new 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…


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 at your earliest convenience and we will be happy to assist you.


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Hudson ISD: Hudson Middle School
6735 Ted Trout Dr.
Lufkin, Texas 75904
Phone: 936-875-9295
Fax: 936-875-9317

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