How Therapy Animals Enrich Lives

Companion animals offer humankind a vast range of gifts including:

  • Security
  • Companionship
  • Forgiveness
  • Comfort
  • Loyalty
  • Unconditional love
Pet Partners Photo

Jake, an AHF Pet Partner.

The AHF supports Southern California programs that understand how much these gifts enhance our lives.

In an effort to broaden the scope of the foundation’s activities to include both the medical and psychosocial arenas, we partner with area institutions to provide therapeutic and educational support through our Pet Partner and READ programs.

Learn about the Pet Partner program.

Learn about the READ program.

Donate to help these programs.

Enjoy this article on page 8 of Today’s Animal Health Sept-Oct 1978, describing the history and use of pets in therapeutic environments.