Therapy Dog at Calgary Airport

Pet Therapy with PALs Volunteers

Therapy Dogs

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.

If you would like to read more about PALs, head to the blog on ‘My Charities of Choice’.

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