Meet the finalists of the HiLife PAT Dog of the Year 2019

Every year we run a competition to recognise outstanding Pets As Therapy volunteers, and crown one PAT dog as the Dog of the Year. This year the competition is sponsored by HiLife Pet Foods, and all prizes have been kindly [...]

Meet the finalists of the HiLife PAT Dog of the Year 20192019-03-05T10:00:36+00:00

How Alfie the Pets As Therapy pug helped 2 year old Charlie through brain surgery

Charlie Robinson underwent major brain surgery at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital aged just 2 years old, after a rare type of tumour was found on his brain. Unfortunately the surgery was unsuccessful. Over the next 6 months Charlie underwent a [...]

How Alfie the Pets As Therapy pug helped 2 year old Charlie through brain surgery2019-02-11T14:35:33+00:00

When Teddy brought Andy back from beyond; waking his owner from a coma.

When Andy Szasz, 65, developed pneumonia while being treated for bowel cancer the doctors at Southampton General needed to put him into a medically induced coma. The situation was very worrying. [...]

When Teddy brought Andy back from beyond; waking his owner from a coma.2019-02-11T11:10:55+00:00

Why Pets Make Perfect Friends For Anyone Struggling In Life

When managing stress, anxiety or other emotional conditions such as loneliness, you may have been told to pay attention to sleep and other lifestyle factors--but have you ever been told to pet a dog? There are many ways that dogs [...]

Why Pets Make Perfect Friends For Anyone Struggling In Life2017-09-18T13:55:45+00:00