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Soul Friends : Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Connecticut

We have worked with 5 local therapy dog organizations to try to pull together a master list to share support and care in Newtown , as well as across CT. This has been an effort to address our state’s own needs in a future crisis, by training crisis response therapy dogs.  We can work together…

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Presentation at Boston Children’s Hospital

Last Saturday about 35 AAI practitioners from New England gathered at Boston Children’s Hospital for a networking meeting.  Presentations from Tufts, Beth Israel, Soul Friends and Wheeler Clinic explored issues like therapy animal screening, policy issues and outcome measures.  Our work at Soul Friends, Inc was well received.

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Petflix Film Festival

Statewide nonprofit invites short film submissions to the first annual  Petflix Film Festival on November 21, 2009.  Celebrate your love of your pet dog, horse, cat and small animals and watch their story shown on the big screen.  Or celebrate the work of your therapy dog or therapeutic riding partner..  For more information download entrance…

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