Enhance the lives of Calgarians, through the known human-animal bond, with pet visitation therapy, program development, research, education, and collaboration.
About PALS Pet Access League Society
The Pet Access League Society (PALS) is a non-profit organization providing regular pet therapyvisits to senior citizens, children, teenagers and adults at over 60 facilities in Calgary including the Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary & Area Advocacy Centre, emergency and domestic violence shelters, libraries, hospices, schools and the Calgary International Airport.
Through pet therapy, PALS is helping to improve the mental, physical, social and emotional health of over 380,000 Calgarians it visits every year.
PALS services are provided free of charge through utilizing at network of over 450 volunteers and their pets. PALS relies solely on donation and fundraising efforts to maintain operations as we receive no government funding.
For additional information about PALS call 403-250-7257 or visit us online atwww.palspets.com | Facebook: @PetAccessLeagueSociety | Instagram: @PALSCalgary
In addition, PALS has partnered with the Calgary Public Library for the Story PALS literacy program. This program gives children with literacy issues an opportunity to improve their skills through reading to dogs.
All PALS programs are provided free to the participants and facilities we serve.