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Animal Assisted Therapy Requirements

T.A.I.L.S. - Therapeutic Animal Interventions Lift Spirits

T.A.I.L.S. volunteers are certified therapy dogs and their owners who visit hospitalized patients. In addition to owners meeting standard volunteer requirements, all T.A.I.L.S. volunteers must adhere to the following:

When visiting the hospital the dog and handler will be met at the front entrance of the hospital. The dog will be crated to go into the hospital and taken out of the crate upon arrival at their destination.

Scheduling and placing of T.A.I.L.S. volunteers is completed after fulfillment of requirements.

For questions regarding the Animal Assisted Therapy Program contact the Child Life and Education Department at (501) 364-1412.

Arkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR 72202-3591

Call: 501-364-1100

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