Hero & Emily, best friends from AARC Paws Patrol, Inc. wasGeorgia’s only Delta Society Pet Partners ® affiliate volunteer group, promoting the healing human-animal bond from its inception until 2009. Even though the name and corporation were retired due to lack of funds to pay staff when I retired as director, many of us are still proud to continue our chosen volunteer path for those who need us. We accompany our animal teammates to visit those who are lonely, ill or disabled. Through their unconditional love and acceptance, the animals have brought smiles to autistic children’s faces, affection to lonely people in nursing homes, and the will to interact to the disabled. One of Delta Society Pet Partner® Teams, Marty Harris & Happy Jack Albany, GA We are proud to represent the Delta Society ®, a non-profit organization and the leading authority in Animal Assisted Activity and Therapy development. The Pet Partners ® program tests and registers human-animal teams, qualifying them to serve in hospitals, nursing homes, schools and treatment centers
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