Pet Therapy Paradise Park | 719-544-0018

Julie Ann Allender, Ed.D | Psychologist, Pueblo, CO

What Is Pet Therapy?

Pet therapy has three different aspects to it:

  • Pet therapy means when you come to therapy you will have an animal(s) present during the therapy session.

  • Pet therapy means helping individuals through animal life cycle transitions similar to human life cycle transitions.

    • Adoption of a new pet.
    • The emotional issues of working with a problem pet.
    • Making major decisions due to illnesses or injury.
    • Grieving over a lost pet.
    • Having to give up a special friend due to moving, illness or other reason.
  • Introducing Pet Therapy into programs and organizations:

    • Nursing homes
    • Schools
    • Businesses
    • Organizations
    • Homes
    • Parks

Sasha - Canine Good Citizen and Pet Therapy Certified