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
Emily Pinkham and Jude Calista Barbowski and Oreo
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!
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!
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
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