Live stream will be available after this brief ad from our sponsors
Loading Events

Upcoming Events

PAWS for People Training Sessions for Potential Pet Therapy Teams

Details

Start:
September 9 @ 8:30 am
End:
September 23 @ 12:00 pm
Event Category:

What: PAWS for People Training Sessions for
Potential Pet Therapy Teams

ORIENTATION & TRAINING - BOTH SESSIONS REQUIRED
When: Orientation: Saturday, September 9th
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cokesbury Village
726 Loveville Rd.
Hockessin, DE 19707

When: Training: Saturday, September 23rd
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cadia Rehab Silverside
3322 Silverside Road
Wilmington, DE 19803

Who should attend? Anyone with a gentle, people-friendly pet who is interested in volunteering time to work with children and adults with varying needs. PAWS for People provides therapeutic visits to individuals who will benefit from interaction with a well-trained loving pet. Therapy teams consist of one volunteer and one pet who have both completed rigorous training and testing. Visitation sites range from nursing homes and hospitals to schools and libraries, with a wide variety of programs including eldercare, psychiatric support, developmental disabilities, literacy skills development and many more.

Pre-registration required: Online: www.pawsforpeople.org or call 302-351-5622 for more information.