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Tag Archives: therapypets

Some Visits Can Be Tough

May 09, 2012

One of the toughest parts of making pet assisted therapy visits can be visiting senior citizens. Not because seniors are difficult to visit with, but because they are in the last chapters of their lives. We have several different facilities that we visit each month where the seniors range in age to above 100! When you visit the same facilities month after month, you can’t help but…  

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Bo Goes to College

April 13, 2012

Most people think about pet therapy visits as going to visit hospitals and nursing homes…that visits are usually to visit senior citizens. That’s the way our visits started out when we got involved with pet assisted therapy. We have enjoyed many of those and continue to visit many facilities with seniors. But we’ve found an entirely different group of individuals that benefit from our visits that most…  

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Nestle and The Serious Art of Sleeping

March 28, 2012

Guide dogs need to know how to do a lot of different things in order to do their jobs. They have to learn how to stop at curbs, cross the street in a straight line and lead their handlers around obstacles on the sidewalk. These things are important, but in this post I want to highlight a skill that is often overlooked: taking naps. I…  

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Polk Miller Sure Would be Proud.

March 27, 2012

It isn’t every day that you get to celebrate a brand new corporate office and production plant. And it isn’t every day that you celebrate this for a company that is 144 years old. And it certainly isn’t every day that the Governor, Mayor, Commissioner and Chamber of Commerce all roll in to join you. But, most of all, it isn’t every day that you have a…  

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