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Caring Canines Visiting Therapy Dogs, Inc.

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Caring Canines is an all-volunteer group of owners and their registered therapy dogs. All visits are offered free of charge as a community service.

The main visitation program consists of scheduled group visits with an average of 4 to 6 dogs at assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, and residential group homes. The visits last about 30-40 minutes and take place in a community room where interested residents or patients have gathered together.

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Angel Tobey

Purdue University

Location Boston, MA
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Location Boston, MA
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  1. Animal-assisted therapies
  2. Animal visitation programs
  3. Assisted living facilities
  4. At risk
  5. Crisis response
  6. Dogs
  7. homelessness
  8. Hospitals
  9. Human-animal interactions
  10. Nursing homes
  11. Schools
  12. therapeutic interactions