Animal Friends’ Pet Therapy Teams Visit Veterans

Jul 10 2013

By Jeff Geissler, Communications Assistant A veteran clad in Steelers garb vigorously spun the wheels of his chair and glided down the hallway at the Southwestern Veterans Center in Pittsburgh. “Is that a dog I hear? Do we have a …

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Animal Friends’ Matching Pets with War Veterans

Aug 17 2011

Animal Friends’ rich history dates back to World War II. In 1943, a small group of Pittsburgh citizens came together in to find homes for the pets left behind by soldiers serving in the war. After the war, still faced …

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