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Angel Paws Animal Assisted Activities and Therapy

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Located in Newark, Ohio, Angel Paws is an organization that utilizes animal assisted therapy and activities for community improvement. Angel Paws' mission is to  work in partnership with select facilities to safely and effectively integrate the beneficial effects of the human/animal bond into a holistic approach to health care & education via Therapeutic Health Care visitation &  Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) Literacy Mentoring programs. They use carefully screened, trained and evaluated human/animal teams and volunteer time and expertise to benefit patients, residents, families, staff, students and communities.

 

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Katie Carroll

Location Newark, OH
URL http://www.angelpawstherapy.org/index.html
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  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. Assisted living facilities
  4. Dogs
  5. Hospices
  6. Hospitals
  7. Human-animal bond
  8. Libraries
  9. Long-term care facilities
  10. Mammals
  11. Nursing homes
  12. Schools
  13. therapeutics
  14. therapy animals