Visit hospice patients in their homes or in care facilities with your trained and certified pet therapy animal. Patients are located throughout the Twin Cities metro area. You will be matched with assignments close to your home. Hospice patients have been diagnosed with 6 months or less to live. Care is focused on comfort and quality of life.
For more information about the pet therapy opportunities at Fairview Hospice, visit our web site at: www.fairview.org/HospiceVolunteer.
Check these web sites for more information about pet therapy certification: Therapy Dogs International at http://www.tdi-dog.org/ Pet Partners (formerly Delta Society) at http://www.petpartners.org
- Animal Therapy
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2-4 hours/week (flexible)
- health screening at no cost to you