PBHA's Pets as Therapy partners with the Cambridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center to bring therapeutic animals visits to the center's residents.

Application Information:

To volunteer with Pets as Therapy, email petsastherapy@pbha.org.

Student Director Contact Information:

Emerson Lee & Wanqian Yang

petsastherapy@pbha.org

Staff Contact Information:

Kerry McGowan

kerry@pbha.org

617-495-3684

PBHA’s Pets as Therapy partners with the Cambridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center to bring animals visits to the center’s residents. Volunteers recruit dogs from Harvard community members to travel to the Cambridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center each week, offering residents companionship and the therapeutic benefits of spending time with animals.

Pets as Therapy also collaborates with PBHA’s Cambridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Program to offer additional activities to the center’s residents, including arts and exercise classes.

 

 

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    Program volunteers visit residents of the Cambridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center each Saturday.