Pet therapy, sometimes also referred to as animal-assisted therapy, helps improve patients mental, physical, social and emotional functioning with the aid of animals. Depending on the preference and volunteer availability, different animals can be used in therapy.
Volunteering in Calgary
PALs makes a difference across the city, visiting everything from seniors care centres to post-secondary institutions to improve the emotional and physical well-being of Calgarians.
Check out this video featuring the friendly faces of the therapy dogs and their sidekick owners volunteering for PALs.