Animal Assisted Therapy


IMG_4508Pet Partner, Animal Assisted Therapy, PAC at UCLA, R.E.A.D., AAT (Animal Assisted Therapy)

Registered Pet Partner #31798 from Delta Society with 3 Complex Rated Brussels Griffon Therapy Dogs, 1999 – Present (over 17 years, Member: Paws4Healing Los Angeles Chapter

I have worked as a volunteer for over 17 years with my 3 “Pet Partner” Delta Therapy dogs (and in memory of my first Pet Partner, Zeesee), on UCLA PAC (People Animal Connection} TEAM in critical care, oncology, pediatrics and geriatrics at the Santa Monica UCLA Orthopedic Hospital and Medical Center and at the Ronald Reagan Medical Center, locked psychiatric unit visits at Wadsworth VA Hospital in WLA, OPICA a senior drop off day care facility for Alzheimer and Dementia clients, Exceptional Children’s Foundation for Developmentally Challenged Adults and in the National Program called Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) in schools and libraries around Greater Los Angeles.
(Schools: El Marino of CCUSD, Vista Del Mar of LAUSD)

I am also available to speak (without a fee) to your classroom or group meeting where there is interest in having a learning session about AAT and to meet my Pet Partners “up close and personal”.