Visitations

During a therapy visit, one or more of our handler teams go to a facility like a school, nursing home, or hospital and spend time with the students, residents, or patients at the facility. While larger animals walk on-leash and stay on the floor, smaller animals can be held or can sit next to someone in their bed. Visits can serve many purposes including education, companionship, confidence building, and socialization.

New handler teams are not limited to visiting facilities that are currently on the Atlanta Pet Partner’s visitation list.

Atlanta Children’s Museum

This visit was a collaboration between the Atlanta Children’s Museum and Banfield Veterinarians for a program called Future Vets of America. Click “read more” for some photos from our visit.

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