Visitation Story: Jack and I have visited 6 times to Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (RCRNC). Jack visits with many residents who now know him by name. On a previous visit a resident asked for pictures of Jack. She paints pictures. Jack and I were presented the picture this week.
Visitation Story: Jack’s debut as the reading dog for Weeks Public Library in Greenland NH. Was a success! As Jack jumped out of the car, several children came over to pet him. I told them Jack was going into the library for his first library reading dog session. They followed us in. The library has a … Continue reading Weeks Public Library – Greenland, NH
Our wonderful intern Margaux D'Aprile hosted a pet therapy day at Colby Sawyer College. Thank You Margaux!!!!
Jack and I made our first visit to Rockingham County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (RCRNC) on Wednesday March 23. Accompanied by Jennifer MontPlaisue, the Activities Director, we visited first floor units. These patients were in nursing care units.Jack had no issues visiting clients in a common room, or rooms. Because Jennifer was with Jack and … Continue reading Visitation Story
Faith Harris based in Bradford NH. Faith has a special gift working with dogs of all types. She is a sought-after trainer, speaker, and advocate. Before you think this is just another "dog trainer," Faith has something unique that caught my attention. One of Faith's specialties is helping dogs be their very best to … Continue reading Introducing Faith Harris
Dee and Flip visit at Franklin Hospital PUP program.
Karen and Jack Sullivan Our second visit this week was to Granite Ledges of Concord assisted living. Jack and I greeted staff and residents in the lobby. Residents came to the lobby to see the dogs from CAP. We also visited the Homestead unit, greeting residents in a common area. We later met people in … Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW PARTNERS!
I wanted to briefly introduce myself to everyone here. My name is Margaux and I am the new intern at Caring Animal Partners. I am a full-time student at Colby-Sawyer College studying psychology and business. Postgrad, I hope to work in the field of animal-assisted therapy so my experience at CAP will be very beneficial … Continue reading Greetings From the Intern!
Susie & Atticus at Concord Hospital Concord, NH My 9 year-old Labrador Retriever, Atticus, and I have been volunteering with the PUP Program (Pets Uplift People) at Concord Hospital for the last 6 months. We go one day a week and spend 2-3 hours visiting patients, their families and staff. There are often tears – … Continue reading Visitation Stories From CAP Team Members
Jack receiving some comfort at Sunapee Cove