Volunteer with your dog in a program that allows you to connect with people in wonderful ways, giving patients a respite from their pain and staff a break from the days stress. You will receive as many, if not more rewards, as the people you visit.
"P.A.W.S." with Dogs (Providing Additional Wellness Services with Dogs) is a dog therapy visitation program at the hospital. Dog therapy teams are made up of a handler and dog who are members of Therapy Dogs, Inc., as well as a greeter who works with the team. These teams visit patients on a weekly basis.
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 14
- Orientation or Training
- 40 Hours Over Orientation
- Comprehensive Health Screening and TB Shots