While the following list is by no means exhaustive, it is a representative sample of other information available on the internet.
One the best ways that an adult or child can become involved with pet assisted therapy is by volunteering.
You can volunteer either by bringing your own therapy trained pet to sites like nursing homes and long term care facilities.
There are other ways to enjoy the benefits of being around animals, such as volunteering at a local shelter.
You the following links to help you find a way to participate.
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