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The K-9 Care Unit is a group of volunteer pet therapy teams who enjoy sharing their special dogs with others. The group was founded in 2003, inspired by a therapy dog named Rafter who was a cancer survivor, visiting a young Summerville boy with brain cancer.


Angel Tobey

Purdue University

Location U.S.
Status Inactive
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  1. Animal-assisted therapies
  2. Animal roles
  3. Animal visitation programs
  4. Autism
  5. Cancer
  6. Dogs
  7. Literacy
  8. Mammals
  9. patients
  10. Pets and companion animals
  11. research funding
  12. Schools
  13. screening
  14. special needs
  15. temperament
  16. therapeutic interactions
  17. training of animals
  18. veterans