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The Power of Pet-Assisted Therapy
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The Power of Pet-Assisted Therapy

For more than 30 years, the P-AT program has been sharing the joy of animals with community members of all ages in a range of care facilities, from convalescent homes and hospitals to juvenile detention centers, mental health centers and homes for medically fragile children. Making more than 60 visits per month, twice daily, volunteers bring rabbits, guinea pigs and—perhaps surprisingly—rats to sites throughout the county.