Do you have a dog or cat or other pet that you'd love to bring on supportive visits?
You can make a difference in the life of someone in 1-2 hrs/week!!
We would love to work with you. Skirball Hospice is expanding it's Pet Therapy program
We are looking for pet owners who can make visits with their animal friends to our hospice patients.
As a program of the Los Angeles Jewish Home we care for people in the Greater Los Angeles, San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys and at the Jewish Home in Reseda, CA.
Pets can be certified as trained for visits through a number of approved agencies. Volunteers are trained in the philosophy and approach to Compassionate Hospice Care. Assignments of pets with their owners are made according to your schedule and geographical preferences. On-going support and education is provided!
- Hospice Care
- Relationship Building
- Patient Care
- Animal Therapy
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- background check, physical, TB test, pet screened by veterarian