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New in our area -- Therapy Pets Unlimited [Perry Hall/Kingsville]

Therapy Pets Unlimited (TPU) is a nonprofit organization based in Perry Hall. Founded in March, the new group eases the sting of some old, familiar pains such as grief, stress and loneliness through friendly pet visits. One of the founders of TPU, Perry Hall resident Vicki Rummel, has an excellent reputation as a pet therapy organizer and volunteer. Vicki worked for years in this field prior to TPU and, although the group is based locally, they accept volunteers nationwide. Different facilities actually sign up for therapy pet visits and a match is made with a volunteer in the area. Some current facilities that utilize this service are Brightview Independent and Assisted Living in...