KPETS – Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services volunteer teams promote well-being by sharing the power of human-animal interactions.
Our more than 400 volunteer teams provide over 10,000 hours of visitation each year with over 6,000 visits at no cost to individuals. We serve those in our communities at hundreds of facilities and agencies in South Central PA and Northern MD.
Uplift cancer patients while in the hospital or during their chemo treatments
Motivate adults and children in physical, occupational, speech and cognitive therapy sessions
Support teachers who have reluctant learners and struggling readers
Encourage children to attend a library program so they can read to a companion animal
Brighten the day for seniors in retirement communities
Stimulate conversation with dementia and stroke patients
Comfort children, teens and adults before and after counseling sessions at sexual assault and abuse centers
Assist therapists working with children with autism, selective mutism or other special needs.
Ease the stress of patients, families and staff at healthcare and hospice facilities
The possibilities are endless. The human/animal interaction opens doors, hearts and minds like no human therapist can.
Lives Touched and Hearts Warmed by KPETS! THANK YOU Triode Media Group for creating this video!