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Hospice of Southern Illinois to discuss benefits of therapy pets


From Illinois Business Journal news services

ALTON – The benefits of therapy dogs will be discussed Friday, Nov. 13, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., during a visit by Hospice of Southern Illinois to Senior Services Plus.

Magnum, the Hospice of Southern Illinois Certified Therapy Dog, will be offering some education, along with his trainer, to show the true “Power of Pet Therapy.”

Magnum has been a therapy dog with Hospice of Southern Illinois for more than seven years. Senior Services Plus is a service animal friendly facility. The general public is invited to come and learn about how a service animal could be beneficial in everyday life situations.

This presentation is free to the public. Senior Services Plus is located at 2603 N. Rodgers Ave. in Alton. For more information, call (618) 465-3298 ext. 146.

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