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Julie 19th Mar 2013

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Hi All
I am in Brisbane, Qld. Working in low care unit with small dementia population.
I am looking for some entertainment - especially would love something like a performing dog act etc.
Please feel free to contact me with your ideas or links - [email protected]

Solange 23rd Mar 2013
Hi Julie, I don't know of any performing dogs acts but the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) could perhaps give you some information about volunteers who visit nursing homes with their dogs.You could also try advertising in your newsletter for a volunteer with a calm and docile pet to come for a visit.
Madeleine 25th Mar 2013
If you are after visits from dogs you could try the local dog clubs. They often have groups that do tricks and are happy to show off their dogs to people.
Maree 24th Mar 2013
Lort Smith Animal Hospital
Delta Dogs have usually been screened to go in to NH etc for their suitability. All dogs have to pass a stringent test before they are classed as registed with these orgainisation for the safety of the resident/client. They are tested for a whole ranger of things under different circumstances.

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