20130509 - Therapy Dogs - nwherald

H. Rick Bamman -hbamman@shawmedia.com
Golden Retriever therapy dog Carly, along with partner Patty Reigle of Woodstock, visit with students in Nancy Eike's fourth grade class at Jefferson Elementary School in Harvard. The animal assited therpy program is designed to educate children about mental health issues while showing them how animal assisted therapy can help improve mental health. The program was hosted by Mental Health Board, School District 50 and Big Brothers and Big Sisters.