"Therapy animals provide affection and comfort to various members of the public, typically in facility settings such as hospitals, retirement homes, and schools. These pets have a special aptitude for interacting with members of the public and enjoy doing so. Therapy animal owners volunteer their time to visit with their animal in the community." - PetPartners.org
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Need a pet to certify? Rescues make great therapy animals!