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Dog Therapy Club

Be a part of our Pet Therapy Program!  Contact Sally@Hsjc.com

Two Monthly Opportunities to Participate:

1) First Monday at 1:00PM – Bentley Assisted Living, Jefferson

2) Third Thursday at 9:30AM – Hill Haven Nursing Home, Commerce

Animal Requirements:

1. Clean, healthy, current on all vaccines

2. Walk on leash (straight, not retractable)

3. No jumping unless asked

4. Good around other dogs

5. Enjoys being LOVED and PETTED

 

Benefits:

Animal-assisted therapy can significantly reduce pain, anxiety, depression and fatigue in people per Mayo Clinic with a range of health problems:

  • Children having dental procedures.
  • People receiving cancer treatment.
  • People in long-term care facilities.
  • People hospitalized with chronic heart failure.

Animal assisted therapy can significantly reduce pain, anxiety,depression and fatigue in people with a range of health problems.