Going to the Chapel

August 28, 2015 in Uncategorized by Director

When the opportunity arose to provide a special church camp service for children in the community, Mary Lou Morales knew exactly what to do – invite Therapy Animals of Utah! Her church, The Community Vineyard in Ogden, supported the decision. A nurse by profession, Ms. Morales said, “I am aware
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Wags and Kisses Picnic

June 17, 2015 in Uncategorized by Director

This year’s picnic promised to be bigger and better than last year’s and it was! Approximately 200 people attended and more than 80 donated silent auction items were available. Thanks to our donors, volunteers, and sponsors – LANDesk; Fly Fox Farm;  Elaina ReNae Photography; Pepsi; Whiskey,Bravo!; Millcreek Cacao; Calling All
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Wags and Kisses 2015

April 19, 2015 in Uncategorized by Director

Volunteers of Therapy Animals of Utah and the public are invited to this family picnic and fundraiser. Please note: We’ve had a sudden VENUE CHANGE:  We will be at Smith Fields Park, 200 E 13400 S in Draper, Utah (near the Skate Park). It’s easy to get there (directions are
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A Golden Opportunity

January 26, 2015 in Uncategorized by Director

When TAU volunteer and Board member Maureen Kilgour read about a proposal to name the Golden Retriever as the Utah state domestic animal, treatment she saw it as a golden opportunity to advocate for three things close to her heart – One: Golden Retrievers have been a staple in Maureen’s
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Critters on Campus

December 31, 2014 in Uncategorized by Director

On campus, each semester culminates with finals and high stress levels for students and faculty. In fact, finals are so stressful that some people continue to dream of finals – or failing their finals – long after their academic years. So we were delighted when Weber State University Davis, the
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Meet Meadow and Her Many Fields of Endeavor

October 24, 2014 in Uncategorized by Director

Meet Meadow, a three year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a registered therapy dog. Meadow and her handler, Catherine, joined Therapy Animals of Utah in 2013, but Catherine knew she wanted to have a therapy dog even before she had a dog. She had seen one at work and
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Better Than Fan Mail

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized by Director

What’s better than fan mail? Thank you mail. Or a song dedicated to you. These are just a few expressions of appreciation extended to our therapy animals for the love, joy and hope they bring to the many people they and their handlers visit. Heartfelt thank you’s tell us that
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A Look Back at Spring

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized by Director

 How has 2014 been for you so far? It’s been a busy first half of the year for Therapy Animals of Utah with many special events in addition to our regularly scheduled team volunteer visits, handler training classes, and team evaluations. We’ve blogged previously about some of our activities, so
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Wags and Kisses to All

June 3, 2014 in Uncategorized by Director

Thanks, wags and kisses to all who helped make our first annual Wags & Kisses Picnic and Fundraiser a success. A good time was had by all!   A special thank you goes to our wonderful volunteers who give so much of their time all year round, and to our
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Get Ready, Get Set, Go!

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized by Director

We have a lot of fun planned for our Wags & Kisses Appreciation Picnic and Fundraiser! It’s open to the public, so we hope to see you there! Where else can  you meet local celebrity therapy animals and get their pawtographs … have fun activities for kids …. involve your
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