Pet therapy group looks for new members

Via Chron.com

“Some say the best medicine can be as simple as receiving love. The Woodlands/Houston Chapter of Therapy Pet Pals of Texas, an organization that shares joy and comfort through pet therapy, is inviting interested community members and their pets to volunteer with the organization. …”

“The best part of being a Pet Pal volunteer is witnessing the joyful smiles on the faces of the patients as they interact with our dogs. Many nursing home, memory care, and assisted living residents have few visitors and seldom have an opportunity to cuddle with a sweet dog or cat,” said Kathy Grosch, deputy director of Therapy Pet Pals of Texas, Inc. “So, to have a personal visit by a volunteer and their pet is often the highlight of a (patient’s) day.”

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