Therapy Dog Visitation

St. John Ambulance


Description
Offers a program for individuals to interact with a therapy dog.

Service provides:

  • a program for hospitals, retirement residences, long-term and short-term care facilities, schools, community centres, and libraries for particpants to interact with a therapy dog to help manage pain and stress, provide comfort, and more

Activities include:

  • talking with the volunteer and the dog
  • feeling, touching, petting, stroking, and / or cuddling the dog
  • receiving unconditional love from the dog
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • hospitals
  • seniors residences and care facilities
  • schools, universities, and colleges
  • community centres and libraries
Eligibility may vary by location, community need, and availability of volunteers.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • request forms may be found on website
Site approval and eligibility criteria is in place.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-800-665-7114
Fax
403-250-3224
Web Site
http://www.sja.ca
Email
calgary@sja.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Includes:
  • accessible parking
  • ramps
  • automatic doors
  • elevators
  • accessible washrooms
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
March 2, 2023
Address
7236 10 Street NE
Calgary, AB, T2E 8X3
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Hours of Operation
Mon
07:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
07:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
07:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
07:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
07:30 AM to 04:00 PM

Program hours vary.