We are currently seeking registered Pet Partners Teams to volunteer at St. Cloud Hospital, CentraCare Health Plaza, and Hospice. Click here for more information on registering with Pet Partners. Animal-Assisted Therapy can make a difference in the lives of patients and their families.
Pet Partners volunteer teams will brighten a patient's day through visiting to enhance social interaction, provide companionship and comfort care to patients, family and caregivers.
Pet Partner Teams must be registered with Pet Partners and become St. Cloud Hospital volunteers which includes completing the hospital screening, orientation and training requirements before serving at our facility.
Requirements: Registration as Pet Partner Therapy Team; visit www.petpartners.org for more information. Health and immunization record of the animal including vet exam within last 12 months and rabies and distemper vaccines.
Note: Potential applicants are not required to take any Therapy Dog classes which are not sanctioned by www.petpartners.org.
CentraCare works to improve the health of every patient, every day.
CentraCare is a not-for-profit health care system that provides comprehensive, high-quality care to people throughout Central Minnesota. Our collaborative network includes hospitals in St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville and Sauk Centre, six nursing homes, senior housing in six communities, 18 clinics, and four pharmacies.
CentraCare also operates numerous specialty services, including the CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center, Coborn Cancer Center and the CentraCare Kidney Program. CentraCare serves all who seek care with compassion, dignity and respect, while seeking to enhance individual and community health.