Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – SuperiorLand Pet Partners is a group of experienced dog handlers who provide Animal Assisted Therapy and Animal Assisted Activities.
Group member Dave Dausey joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about what they do to help and heal through animals.
Dausey explained that SuperiorLand Pet Partners has about 20 registered teams in the Marquette area and several registered teams in other U.P. communities.
He said the teams visit hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities and participate in various activities around the region.
Dausey mentioned handler classes and skills testings are part of the process for becoming a registered Pet Partner Team and a class is coming up soon.
The next handler’s class is Saturday, February 21st in Marquette and you can find out more by calling 226-3712.