Pet Therapy Outreach

What is Pet Therapy?

Pet therapy is a guided interaction between a person and a trained animal. Pet therapy can help to reduce anxiety because of the calming effects and help facilitate a more welcoming environment.

What Are the Requirements for Pet Therapy Animals?

Pet therapy is a guided interaction between a person and a trained animal. Pet therapy can help to reduce anxiety because of the calming effects and help facilitate a more welcoming environment.

Muffin Care’s Program

Muffin is the therapy horse helps to educate the community on our drug awareness messaging and support individuals in recovery. Drug awareness can be a difficult topic to discuss with our community versus our fire safety messaging. Muffin helps to reduce stigma and facilitate our drug awareness messaging. Substance use and misuse is in our communities we should be talking about it and conversations about resources should not be shunned.

Common Muffin Questions

What kind of horse is Muffin?

American Mini Horse

Is Muffin a boy or girl?

Muffin is a mare, which is an adult female horse.

Where does Muffin live?

When Muffin is not working, Muffin lives just outside the city in pasture with her other horse friends. (Molly- black and Morgan-Riley -buckskin).

How did Muffin become a therapy horse?

It was a huge amount of training and lots of exposure to new things. The firefighters were a big help with Muffin’s training. See Pet Partners website for therapy horse requirements.