Here's how Harrogate dogs are taking the lead in boosting mental health

Terry Ryan, Chloe Darcy and Sally Ryan on the sponsored PAT dog walk in Harrogate.
Terry Ryan, Chloe Darcy and Sally Ryan on the sponsored PAT dog walk in Harrogate.

Since 1983, national charity, Pets as Therapy, has helped people with various hardships by visiting wards, schools and homes with dogs and other animals.

Speaking to Reporter Hollie Bone, a Harrogate mum has spoken out about the power of dogs in helping ease the burden on her daughter, who has ‘one of the most stigmatised’ mental health disorders.