A growing number of studies show that animals contribute to physical health including lowered blood pressure, reduced anxiety levels and even better survival rates for people with heart disease. This program offers an opportunity to have visits from certified pet therapy teams or the patient’s pet.
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Therapy Team Visits - occur randomly on weekdays and weekends.
Visit from a Patient’s Pet - A handout is available which outlines procedure. Please contact patient’s nurse if interested in arranging this visit.
Contact: Mary Horan 860.456.6766
If you are interested in learning how to become part of this program and are already certified as a pet therapy team, please call 860.456.6766.