Ottawa-Carleton, ON
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Ottawa Humane Society (OHS)
The Brightening Lives – Animal Visits Program is a successful and effective community service, which started in 1986. The program involves pet visits with a variety of residential community services. Volunteers take animals to facilities such as long term care facilities, The Mission, hospitals, retirement homes and rehabilitation centres. These special visits provide people with enjoyment and contact, which otherwise may be denied to them. In addition, the animals benefit from the ongoing socialization that the visits provide and the volunteers can feel enlightened knowing that they are performing a valuable community service.
101 Champagne Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K1S 4P3 Map
613-725-3166 x231
Ages served: 18 years and up
Languages served: English
Fees: None
Area Served: Ottawa-Carleton
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Animal and Pet Therapy
Counselling and Therapy
Mental Health Treatment and Support
Last modified Feb 26, 2011 8:07pm
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