A Journey Through the Animal Friends’ Animal Wellness Department

Jun 13 2012

Part 1: AdmissionsBy: Rudy with help from Suzanne Denk, Behavior Wellness Liaison  Stray dog is what they called me. Stray? I had excellent manners, was affectionate, handsome, and had been neutered. Someone had loved me.  I was wearing a brightly …

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Adopt A Pet. It’s Good For Your Health!

May 04 2012

By Jill Harlan, Adoption Counselor  We all love our animals and they love us back, but have you ever wondered why you feel so good hanging out with Fido in the dog park or cuddling with Fluffy on the couch?  …

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Animal Friends’ Pet-Assisted Therapy Program Serves Nursing Home Residents

Mar 28 2012

By Katie Kurylo, Communications Assistant     Think of a time when you or a loved one were hospitalized or living in an assisted living center. Certain images and feelings come to mind like pain and illness, long hours, sleepless nights and …

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