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Stephanie Hall
The Mayhew Animal Home - est 1886
• Rescue and re-homing
• Education
• Community vet clinic
• International work

• Animal...
Health and Social Care meets Animal Welfare

•Complementary therapy within recovery
•Working for equalities in treatment
•...
How it works
•Service user group
•Team of volunteers

•Risk assessment
•Dementia - memory stimulation

•Touch - sensory en...
TheraPaws and Animal Welfare
•Assessment of the animal
•Working with in house and an external behaviourist
•On going train...
“I missed
the Husky
dog last
time,
when is
she
coming
again?”
Benefits
• Social interaction without expectation
• Encourages physical movement
• Provides a talking point

• Reduced str...
“Look at
those
lovely
long
whiskers.”

“What a
beautiful
little kitten,
take her
away
before I fall
in love with
her”
“Can I swap
him for my
husband?!”
“Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you
been?”
“How are
those
lovely 3
ginger
kittens?
Did they
get a
nice
home?”

“Look at
those
lovely
white
teeth!”
“What a
funny
waggy
tail”
Questions?

Stephanie Hall
Stephanie@mayhewanimalhome.org
020 3370 3201
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
ICAWC 2013 - Thera Paws, Sharing the Benefits - Stephanie Hall
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  1. 1. Stephanie Hall
  2. 2. The Mayhew Animal Home - est 1886 • Rescue and re-homing • Education • Community vet clinic • International work • Animal welfare • Out reach and Community projects • Homeless community support • Trap neuter release • Pet refuge • Animal phobias
  3. 3. Health and Social Care meets Animal Welfare •Complementary therapy within recovery •Working for equalities in treatment •Working to aid research •A mutual exchange of care and compassion
  4. 4. How it works •Service user group •Team of volunteers •Risk assessment •Dementia - memory stimulation •Touch - sensory engagement •Quality of life
  5. 5. TheraPaws and Animal Welfare •Assessment of the animal •Working with in house and an external behaviourist •On going training •Public liability insurance
  6. 6. “I missed the Husky dog last time, when is she coming again?”
  7. 7. Benefits • Social interaction without expectation • Encourages physical movement • Provides a talking point • Reduced stress levels • Encourages cohesion within the homes • Provides mental stimulation • Quality of life
  8. 8. “Look at those lovely long whiskers.” “What a beautiful little kitten, take her away before I fall in love with her”
  9. 9. “Can I swap him for my husband?!”
  10. 10. “Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been?”
  11. 11. “How are those lovely 3 ginger kittens? Did they get a nice home?” “Look at those lovely white teeth!”
  12. 12. “What a funny waggy tail”
  13. 13. Questions? Stephanie Hall Stephanie@mayhewanimalhome.org 020 3370 3201
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