Pets As Therapy

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Pets As Therapy in the UK is a charity founded in 1983 which provides visiting dogs and cats to establishments where pets are otherwise not available. There are currently around 4,500 active visiting dogs and 108 cats at work in the UK. They visit all kinds of organisations across the UK from schools to homes for older people.[1]

Organisations which the organisation works with include Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust,[2] and East Surrey Hospital.[3]

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  1. ^ "Can pets really improve your health?". East Anglian Daily Times. 21 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Volunteers of the year". Rochdale On Line. 17 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Skateboarding dog and drunk man provoking tarantula - 10 times animals made the news in Crawley". Crawley News. 27 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 

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