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
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
Emily Pinkham and Jude Calista Barbowski and Oreo
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!
First official visit …Havenwood nursing home. Concord, NH. Activities director took us around. We visited three floors. Using the elevator with ease. Residents are used to seeing other dogs, but never a Greyhound. We think we are a unique team. Anna was eager to see people, not shying away. She is too big to be … Continue reading Congratulations to our New Partners!
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
Concord Hospital’s PUP (Pets Uplift People) Program offers patients, family members and staff the opportunity to interact with certified therapy dogs. Volunteers and their dogs must go through the Hospital Orientation after being certified for Pet Therapy. There are opportunities at various Concord Hospital locations (Concord, Laconia and Franklin). The PUP program is made up … Continue reading PUP Program – Concord Hospital
Rosey loves to visit the Antrim Library. There were three young children who read to her and shared photo books with her. Rosey gives each reader a dog tag with inspirational reading messages on them and the date they read to her. Rosey did a great job visiting the familiar faces at Pheasantwood. She loves … Continue reading Rosey