Children’s Health Pet Therapy Program supported in part by PetSmart Charities helps deliver the comfort of home to patients’ hospital rooms, ambulatory clinic and playrooms. The power of an animal to promote positive coping in an unfamiliar or even scary environment during challenging situations is amazing. The benefits of pet-assisted therapy can also include:
Reduction of anxiety
Lowered blood pressure
Better focus and fewer distractions
Normalization of the hospital environment
This program was launched by and continues to rely on philanthropic support from community members like you. To help sustain the program, consider donating now.