Since schools is out, we knew our therapy dogs work St. Louis schools is slowing down but our hospital sessions with the mini horses increased in San Diego. 1FUR1 Foundation was able to deliver 96 animal assisted therapy and activity sessions to 469 children and seniors who need furry friends to help them on their journey to wellness. Each program is unique and benefits various disabilities in the most vulnerable population segments across 4 different cities/states.
We hope to grow our impact his year to 10,0000 individuals who need the healing powers of animals. Each of the 48 animals provide many measurable physical benefits. Lower blood pressure, improved cardiovascular health, and lower overall physical pain are just a few of those benefits of AAA & AAT. Don’t take our word for it and see the highlights below:
Want to learn how animal can help people? Click here to get useful industry contacts, learn the facts and see substantiated medical studies about animals.
Are you a person in need of an assistance animals? We don’t provide trained animals or funding to individuals but click here for organizations that do.
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1FUR1 documents its activities and accomplishments – the below listed archives provide a snapshot of our evolution month-over-month.
Did you know? 1FUR1 provided 2,453 animal assisted activity (AAA) and therapy (AAT) sessions, free-of-charge in the past year alone (click here for 2017 annual report). These efforts impacted over 6,100 children and seniors with the help of 41 animals across 36 facilities. 1FUR1 continues to expand by visiting more hospitals, hospice units, long-term care facilities, assisted living communities, courthouses, victim service agencies and offices.