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St John Ambulance
Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario Branch
Therapy Dog Program

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Description
  • Provides a therapeutic program through visitation by dogs and their volunteer handlers to individuals dealing with illness, loneliness, depression or recovering from surgery
  • Offers visitation in facilities such as daycare centres, hospitals, long-term care facilities, senior's residences and special needs programs
  • Encourages and welcomes volunteers, especially those with friendly, well-behaved dogs who would be interested in brightening an individual's day
  • Evaluates each dog to ensure the best temperament for the task
Eligibility
  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and own a dog
  • Cannot accept Pit Bull applicants due to passing of Bill 132
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Entrance -- No automatic push button doors; Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On January 21, 2019

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