Pet Therapy

Posted on 31. Oct, 2007, in Community, HealthNo Comments

They say that a dog is a man’s best friend, but can getting a visit from a pet have actual health or healing benefits.  Fr. Brian (pronounced Breen) O’Sullivan chairman of Peata believes so.  Through Peata he organizes pet visits for those in long-term hospitals or nursing homes and says it can really make a difference to the lives of those there.  Miriam Gormally asked Brian to explain how it worked and how Peata originally started. 

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