PAWS of CNY Teaches Girl Scouts in Cortland About Pet Therapy

Cortland pet therapy presentation

By Mary Beth Coniglio

PAWS of CNY volunteers Kathy Reynolds and Jessica Marabella had an opportunity to give a presentation to a team of Girl Scouts in Cortland about the benefits of pet therapy. The volunteers discussed the mission and focus of PAWS of CNY, including what a therapy dog does, where they go, what type of work they do, as well as the certification process.
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PAWS of CNY Volunteers Teach Boces Students the Benefits of Pet Therapy

By Mary Beth Coniglio

PAWS of CNY volunteers recently had an opportunity to provide both wellness and education services at the same time. Volunteers participated in a pet therapy session at Liberty Resources in Cortland. To learn about the benefits of pet therapy, the session was observed by a class of 15 public health students from Onondaga-Cortland-Madison Boces interested in learning about the benefits of pet therapy.
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PAWS of CNY Attends OCC De-Stress Event

Pet Therapy OCC

By Mary Beth Coniglio

PAWS of CNY volunteers were thrilled to have the opportunity to attended a student de-stress event at Onondaga Community College (OCC). The purpose of the event was to encourage students to take a break from finals and participate in several wellness activities, including interacting with PAWS of CNY’s certified therapy dogs.
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