I'm interested in connecting seniors with animals for therapy for both.

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  • Maybe have a senior day for people and animals..Therapy for both. I'm not sure what you have been doing in this group but I would like to find out more about the issues around animal cruelty, adoption, care needed in shelters.. Maybe have a day to introduce animals that need to be adopted to seniors that need a companion. Another idea would be to offer classes on education about animals. I know recently I got chickens and it was helpful to talk to someone when I had questions. Maybe a info booth, some experts to answer questions..maybe we could set up a hot line...just some ideas..

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  • Marti

    May need a ride from Portland/Westbrook area.

    January 18

  • Jennifer L.

    Thank you for welcoming me to the group! I am an Animal Reiki Practitioner in Falmouth and I also have lots of additional tips and tricks for holistic pet health. I have several years of experience volunteering in an animal shelter environment. I strongly believe that every animal deserves love, compassion, proper care, and a family to call their own. I would love to contribute to the group in any way that is beneficial!

    November 12

  • Marti

    I'd be very interested in connecting seniors with animals or even helping seniors with dog walking and pet sitting.

    November 4

  • dale l.

    I have a doggie, a kitty and two horses.I'm very interested in helping seniors with my Pomeranian. Teddy. He is a love.

    August 15

  • A former member
    A former member

    Does anybody know when this might happen?

    June 29, 2014

  • Patti R.

    That's a great idea, Roxanne!

    June 6, 2014

  • Lela

    I'm interested and would love to know the day! :) I'd also be interested in car pooling with someone from the Saco/Scarborough/Biddeford areas.

    May 12, 2014

  • dale l.

    Love your goal. I am senior. I love animals.

    1 · April 27, 2014

  • Julie G.

    I am interested in connecting seniors and pets. Also interested Kate in discussing, creating some sort of business helping animals. Both are great ideas.

    1 · January 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would be interested depending on the date

    July 16, 2013

  • Linda S.

    I'm producing the Greater Androscoggin Pet Expo on June 8-9th; we will have workshops, an adoption event with various rescues and shelters, and so forth. Last year was our first; this year we're doing both the Androscoggin Pet Expo and one in Bangor on October 5-6th.

    Having a special time for seniors to get introduced to pets needing to be adopted would fit in really well...

    For more information, you can join the Maine Pet Expos Planning & Development Group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MainePetExpos/. Would love to have you!

    March 26, 2013

  • Kate

    I am very interested in this and also have a warehouse that could be used to house animals. It's clean and warm. Just a thought as the space is not being used. I would like to create a viable business around helping animals. Anyone want to discuss this?

    1 · March 23, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Where are you located? I considered this once before in another state...would be interested in chatting.

      March 23, 2013

  • Patti R.

    This is a wonderful idea. I will attend if I am available and not working or away for any other reason! :)

    March 23, 2013

  • Marti

    Depending on date and time.

    March 22, 2013

  • Linda S.

    Interested...

    November 3, 2012

  • Linda S.

    We're involved w 2 rescues that pull dogs & cats from high kill southern shelters and bring them to Maine to be adopted. So far we've fostered 4 dogs & adopted one (Millie). We also have 2 others.

    Millie is amazing; we'd like to use her as a lay "therapy" or activity dog. She is extraordinarily well behaved & loving - it's unbelievable that she was on death row for 3 wks in Georgia, and barely escaped being euthanized.

    I'm organizing a fund-raiser for one of the rescues - The Pixel Fund - Nov 14, 5:30-7:30pm at House Arts Gallery, 3 Main St, Gray. Celeste Yakawonis of The Perfect Basket will explain how we can raise money for The Pixel Fund by selling Lindt Chocolate; The Old Pirates Duo will play; Deb Gordon, VP of The Pixel Fund is a massage therapist & will offer free back massages, there will be wine... Also, John & I are starting a non-profit, AARF-Animal Activist & Resource Fund, and will have an update on our progress.

    So, if there's any way we can help...

    November 3, 2012

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    A former member

    I would be interested in getting together I have wanted to be active here so am in.

    May 31, 2012

  • A former member

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    May 16, 2012

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