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Introduction

IorekSkAAT is a small non profit organization. We are in the process of filing for 501 (3) c and it is not tax exempted yet. We are allowed to receive small donations from private donors or individuals. It mainly focuses on rabbits who perform animal-assisted therapy and animal activities therapy visits for health care facilities, schools, group homes, special events, and just about anywhere. We serve people of all ages with physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs by sharing the unconditional love through spirituality through our animals. and its purpose is to serve everyone with rabbit assisted therapy using all kinds of breeds ranging from 2lbs to 20lbs. We use animal assisted therapy (AAT) and animal assisted activities (AAA). We are located in the hearts of the City of St Louis. MO

Mission Statement

IorekSkAAT's goal is to utilize specially trained and certified rabbits and other small animals to promote health, hope and healing.

Objectives

• Establishing and communicating standards of practice for use of specially trained rabbits and small animals in health care setting.
• Provide education to health care professionals and facility leaders
• Educating communities on opportunities and benefits on Animal Assisted therapy/Animal assisted Activities.
• Possible opportunities of training, certifying and assuring competency of human/animal volunteer teams

Submitter

Angel Tobey

Purdue University

Location St Louis, MO
URL http://www.iorekskaat.org/
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Tags
  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. Animals
  4. Animal visitation programs
  5. Certification
  6. Education
  7. Health
  8. Health care
  9. Hospitals
  10. Nursing homes
  11. Pets and companion animals
  12. rabbits
  13. standards
  14. Stress
  15. therapeutic interactions
  16. training