Volunteer Appreciation Day 2021
Pets and Friends held our annual Volunteer Appreciation Day on Sunday, September 24th, 2021 at Trout Lake to thank volunteers and their 4-legged companion for all of the hard work and love they provide. Huge shout out to Tisol Pet Nutrition & Supply Stores at...
“THEIR HEARTS ARE WITH THE RESIDENTS” – LONG-TERM CARE VOLUNTEERS REACH OUT DURING COVID-19
Read the incredible story of pet therapy team Stuart Mah and Nugget who have continued to support the love by volunteering virtually at their facility during COVID-19.
Thank you so much to our volunteers who responded to our member survey in November. We've put a summary of the key survey results on our website. (To view the survey results, click anywhere in this text field.) The board of directors is using the feedback from the...
Webinar: Staying Engaged With Your Facility
Listen on demand to Pets and Friends' webinar on Staying Engaged With Your Facility. If you're a current volunteer, contact us today for the pre-made templates so you can Share the Love at your facility!
Canada Post Grant Recipients
We are so excited to be one of this year’s Canada Post Community Foundation grant recipients! This grant will help us to expand our Pet Therapy Program. Thank you Canada Post Community Foundation!
Another Successful Volunteer Appreciation Day!
The rain held off for us at this year's Volunteer Appreciation Day. We were thrilled to be able to connect (at a safe distance) with so many of our volunteer teams at Trout Lake. Thank you to everyone who came out to say hi! Below are a few photos from the event. If...
Therapy dogs to help kids who struggle with reading
Currently, Pets and Friends works with universities, hospitals and seniors homes to bring volunteers with pets and offer a “dose of warmth and love” for those who need it. Now, we are looking to expand that service to work with...
We’ve re-branded! New look, same healing comfort
To better serve our community and partners, Pets and Friends is excited to announce the launch of our redesigned and refreshed website. We’ve been working closely with our designer friends to bring a dose of love and a feeling of paws-itivity to our site. We wanted to...