Honoring our Superheroes

October 15, 2012 in Uncategorized by Director

We were pleased to tell you earlier about the nomination of three TAU teams in the Stubbydog Superhero Shortlist Squad. Now we are excited to announce that all three of these TAU teams are members of the Stubbydog Superhero Program. The Stubbydog Superhero program helps improve public perception about pit bulls. It is
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Hooray for Cats (and all our wonderful therapy animals)!

October 15, 2012 in Uncategorized by Director

TAU member, doctor Dana G., ed shared this article about a great therapy cat. Dana ought to know – She has two therapy cats of her own and volunteers at a local hospital weekly. Healing Power of Pets: Woman with multiple sclerosis and her cat. Thank you, Dana!

TAU’s 8th Annual 5K – Sept 29th

October 5, 2012 in Uncategorized by Director

Beautiful weather, sickness good turnout and great volunteers made for an enjoyable 8th annual 5K on Sept 29th. A hearty “Thank you!” goes to our 5K Co-Chairs Kim Weddington and Gary Walton, illness  who for the past 8 years have expertly led the coordination efforts for each 5K that we’ve
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Get Ready, Set, Go!

September 25, 2012 in Uncategorized by Director

Several TAU members are focused on the TAU 5K that will be at Wheeler Farm on Sept 29th. This is TAU’s only fund-raiser, nurse and it’s open to serious runners and fun walkers alike. Serious runners begin first and those who are out for a pleasant walk start behind them.
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Where Has The Summer Gone?

September 25, 2012 in Uncategorized by Director

In addition to our regularly scheduled visits at facilities, summer is a busy time of extra activities. Aug 2 – You’re never too young (or old) to learn about Animal-Assisted Therapy! A mother of a third grader who was writing a report for school asked TAU to visit Twin Peaks Elementary and talk
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On the Run! (5K, that is)

September 18, 2012 in Uncategorized by Director

Posted September 18, order 2012 We are excited about the annual Therapy Animals of Utah – Squatter’s Chasing Tail 5K on Sept 29. We welcome serious runners (it’s an official timed event) as well as those who enjoy a more leisurely stroll. That’s why we call it our “Fun Run.” It’s
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TAU Appreciates Your Votes! (Chase Community Giving)

September 8, 2012 in Uncategorized by Director

There has been such a huge response to the Chase Giving program that some voters experienced long delays or their votes weren’t captured. Most of the issues are resolved, sildenafil so if you tried to vote and couldn’t, order  please try again. If you already voted, hospital please check your
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Get Ready to Vote! (Chase Community Giving)

August 31, 2012 in Uncategorized by Director

Therapy Animals of Utah (TAU) is one of thousands of charities that has been nominated to participate in the Chase Community Giving 2012 Program. By voting, you get to help decide where Chase will give $5 million in grants. The economic recession has hit our organization very hard. A grant from Chase could make
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New Animal-Assisted Therapy Course at University of Utah College of Social Work

August 31, 2012 in Uncategorized by Director

We are excited to announce that the University of Utah College of Social Work has accepted a proposal for a 3 credit hour elective course about Animal-Assisted Therapy developed by TAU members Debbie Carr and Dr. Janelle Nimer, online who will also teach the course. The course is available for grads, buy
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Recognition For Some of Our Wonderful Volunteers

August 31, 2012 in Uncategorized by Director

TAU member Dana Gary and her two therapy cats, Bullet the Wonder Cat and Ollie, were the subject of a very positive article in Catster magazine titled  Meet Two Cats Who Bring the Purrs to a Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City.    Three of the 19 dogs on the elite StubbyDog Superhero Squad Shortlist are
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