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Could your PAT Pet be featured on our 2019 Christmas cards?

We know it’s only September, but here at Pets As Therapy we’re starting to think about the Christmas season. Every year we create a set of personalised Pets As Therapy Christmas cards. We’re going to feature four of [...]

Could your PAT Pet be featured on our 2019 Christmas cards?2019-09-04T13:47:22+00:00

Pets As Therapy wins £1,000 Movement for Good award

Pets As Therapy has won a £1,000 Movement for Good award thanks to nominations from the public. Pets As Therapy was nominated to win a £1,000 boost as part of specialist insurer Ecclesiastical's Movement for Good awards, which [...]

Pets As Therapy wins £1,000 Movement for Good award2019-07-24T09:08:35+00:00

The benefits of Pets As Therapy visits: The Ridings Care Home in Banbury

“Every Pets As Therapy visit brings happiness to our residents and we noticed positive effects after each visit. Nick and Ghillie are now part of our life here and we would very much like to keep it this [...]

The benefits of Pets As Therapy visits: The Ridings Care Home in Banbury2019-07-02T15:40:58+00:00

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’2019-06-12T11:40:38+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

Dawn Payne: ‘Cats can make really effective therapy pets too’

We spoke to Dawn Payne about her voluntary work with Pets As Therapy, alongside her PAT cat Rico, and why cats make great therapy pets. Read more volunteer stories Volunteer profile Name: Dawn [...]

Dawn Payne: ‘Cats can make really effective therapy pets too’2019-04-16T16:36:34+00:00

Laura Hines-Randle: ‘I want to inspire children to pick up books’

We spoke to Laura Hines-Randle about becoming a Pets As Therapy volunteer, why she chose to volunteer with the Read2Dogs scheme, and how her golden labrador Arlo makes a difference in the school he visits. Read more volunteer [...]

Laura Hines-Randle: ‘I want to inspire children to pick up books’2019-04-04T13:03:28+00:00