Care home residents meet pet therapy dog called Alfie

Care home residents were able to watch and interact with their new pet therapy dog Alfie, who joined them last week.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 14th May 2022, 8:00 am
Alfie gets a warm welcome at Braeburn Lodge.
Alfie gets a warm welcome at Braeburn Lodge.

Samantha McCall, activities coordinator at Braeburn Lodge in Deeping St James, said: “The health and wellbeing of our residents is hugely important and pet therapy is just one of the ways in which we are proactively supporting them.

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“The visit from Alfie was extremely well received, and it was brilliant to see so many residents enjoying the experience.”

Pet therapy has grown in popularity over recent years due to the wide ranging benefits it brings.