THERAPY DOGS AT JACOBI
BRING JOY TO OUR PATIENTS
Certified Therapy Dog teams have been shown to
aid healing, improve emotional well-being, and reduce stress.
At Jacobi, our Therapy Dog Program
consists of volunteer certified Therapy Dog teams
who are beloved by patients and staff alike.
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You and your dog can be part of this special program
by completing a training program and passing a certification test.
Training consists of six classes in the evenings (6 pm - 7pm)
once a week for six weeks.
To be accepted for training, your dog must be at least one year of age,
people-loving, and know basic obedience skills.
Evaluations will take place on Tuesday, November 5th (beginning at 6 pm)
and take about 20 minutes per dog.
To schedule an evaluation or if you have any questions, please call 718-918-7528.
Training is offered at no charge to those who commit to visiting our patients.