100% of hospital staff and patients’ parents at Southampton Children’s Hospital support therapy dogs, according to new study

A study into the effect of therapy dogs on the wards at Southampton Children’s Hospital has shown overwhelming support from staff, patients and families for a nationwide rollout. The research was led by Pets As Therapy volunteer Lyndsey [...]

100% of hospital staff and patients’ parents at Southampton Children’s Hospital support therapy dogs, according to new study2019-05-24T13:02:25+00:00

Barry Lea: ‘I took my PAT dog to visit my terminally ill father in hospital’

We spoke to Pets As Therapy volunteer Barry Lea about becoming a Pets As Therapy volunteer, why pet therapy is important, and how he gained special permission to take his PAT dog, Holly, to visit his terminally ill [...]

Barry Lea: ‘I took my PAT dog to visit my terminally ill father in hospital’2019-05-16T14:46:52+00:00

Isabel Serafim: ‘The biggest reward is the smiles’

We spoke to Pets As Therapy volunter Isabel Serafim about volunteering with Pets As Therapy, how her PAT cat London has impacted her own life, and how to manage an Instagram profile for your pet. Read more volunteer [...]

Isabel Serafim: ‘The biggest reward is the smiles’2019-05-10T12:10:03+00:00