Aspirus Grand Rounds - Canine Therapy  

Presenter were


Brigitte Vanle- Medical College of WI student, who spoke about her canine therapy research project . 


Deb Raatz- behavioral dog trainer. Deb spoke on Foundation Behavioral Training for Therapy Dogs.


Eileen Guthrie, who is an Aspirus Volunteer, gave a history of the program, information on how to become an Aspirus Volunteer with your certified dog,  showed pictures of the dogs in action.

GRAND ROUNDS presentation are held monthly at Aspirus and also videotaped to go to all the other Aspirus entities.


The local television station covered the presentation, which spreads the news about Pet Therapy.

Front:  Mary Pengra, DVS, Sharon Schug, Mary Ryberg, Carol Dittmar, Judy Peak

Back:  Kathy Herfel, Sandy Gobler, Bill McCullough, Steve Werner and Mary Ann Bowman.

Absent:  Cathy Barkovicvh and Mark Richter

2019/2020 Council Board members for HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire

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