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  • Hello Everyone, Stanley and I have re-registered here in my new community of Tucson.  We have done mental health and alzheimers unit volunteering in the past.  Stanley is 8 years old and we will be doing a structured reading program in an elementary school ...

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    Where to begin

    Hello, I am looking at joining Pet Partners with my dog and want to find out where do I begin?  Is the handler course online where I would start?   Thank you, Cathy ------------------------------ Cathy Sams Tucson, AZ United States ----------------- ...

  • Hi Paul, Good luck on your upcoming team evaluation. The only effect on expiring on 30 September and evaluating 2 October is the short time frame you won't be able to go visiting until you get your email letter from Pet Partners congratulating ...

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    Evaluation date

    My certification is up on September 30 th. The evaluation nearest me is on Oct. 2. Will that pose a problem with my recertification? ------------------------------ Paul Raider Stephentown, NY United States ------------------------------


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  • Therapy animal handlers enjoy volunteering their time to enhance the lives of others, but its important that therapy animals are also comfortable doing this work. Many people wonder whether or not therapy animals actually like their jobs. Two recent studies have addressed this question. A 2018 Applied Animal Behaviour Science study found that 26 therapy... More

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