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Therapis Dogis

Pharmacology Worksheet

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Drug

  • Generic name: Therapis Dogis
  • Trade name: Therapy Dog

Classification

  • Anti-depressant
  • Enthusiasm stimulant

Dosage

  • Take PRN when available
  • No restriction on frequency of application

Side Effects

  • Can cause patient to become excited
  • Has been known to cause uncontrollable smiling and laughter
  • May create anticipation of next dosage

Forms

  • Comes in all sizes, shapes, breeds, and colors
  • Some brands come with active face washers
  • Some models do tricks

Packaging

  • Collar and leash, official tags
  • Bandanna, photo-badge
  • Often seen in costumes of various sorts

Availability

  • By prescription from any staff member
  • Over the counter or under the counter
  • On scheduled basis
  • When least expected
  • Through the Volunteer Office

Applicability

  • In halls, in lounges, in rooms, on beds
  • Effective with children and elders

Recommended Use

  • Before operations to reduce anxiety
  • During bed rest to promote mental health stimulation & physical rehabilitation

Benefits

  • Decreases blood pressure
  • Rekindles memories
  • Promotes discourse
  • Usually stimulates hand exercises
  • Promotes healing and well-being
  • Encourages staff and visitor interaction

Warnings

  • Inclined to mooch for treats
  • May cause addiction (this isn’t all bad)