PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman
WHEREAS, Pet Partners has designated April 30 as National Therapy Animal Day; and
WHEREAS, Pet Partners therapy animal teams in the Town of Greenwich play an essential role in improving human health and well-being through the human-animal bond; and
WHEREAS, Pet Partners therapy animal teams make millions of visits per year in settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, schools and hospice; and
WHEREAS, Pet Partners therapy animal teams interact with a variety of people in our community including veterans, seniors, patients, students facing literacy challenges, and those approaching end of life; and
WHEREAS, These exceptional therapy animals who partner with their human companions bring comfort and healing to those in need.
in the Town of Greenwich, and encourage our citizens to celebrate our therapy animals and their human handlers. Further, I publicly salute the service of therapy animal teams in our community and in communities across the nation.