Palomar Paws/Therapy Dogs

We're looking for a few good dogs.
  • Become a part of Palomar Health Pet Therapy! Man's best friends (and their owners) are needed to provide therapy to our Palomar Health patients. If you and your dog are looking for a meaningful way to volunteer together in the community, please consider how you can make a difference in the lives of patients and their families through the Palomar Health Pet Therapy program. Patients enjoy the comfort, joy and stress relief a therapy dog brings to brighten their day!
 
Be a part of a very rewarding opportunity:
  • Your dog must be well socialized, calm and at least one year old.
  • Being certified from a nationally recognized pet therapy organization is a plus
    (Love on a Leash certification recommended).
  • Participant/dog handler must be over 18 years of age and be able to stand/walk comfortably for up to two hours.
  • Participant must be comfortable in a hospital setting and be able to maintain patient confidentiality al all times.
  • Some training provided.
 
Locations:
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido
  • Palomar Medical Center Poway
 
Contact Cathy S. at 858-414-6641 for more infornation.

 


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