Creating Wellness Social Therapy Canine Program

Creating Wellness

A Social Therapy Canine Program

Creating Wellness is a canine program that consists of volunteers and their dogs that are trained to work as a team bringing comfort and love to patients in a hospital setting.

The Largest Single Program of It’s Kind

 

Creating Wellness is a canine program in affiliation with various care facilities in Marin and Sonoma Counties. Our volunteers and their dogs are trained to work as a team, bringing comfort and love to patients in various settings.

 

Our 501 (c)(3) non-profit gladly accepts your donations. Please contact us for donation options.  Our Tax ID# is 47-3308237.

Our Misson

 

The Mission of Creating Wellness is to “Create Wellness” for the patients of Marin General Hospital, Convalescent Hospitals, and various Assisted Retirement Living Facilities, and to help facilitate healing, using all the unconditional love that a dog has to give.

About Us

 

Creating Wellness is a canine program in affiliation with Marin General Hospital, San Rafael Ca. and Various Convalescent Hospitals and Assisted Retirement Living Facilities. It consists of volunteers and their dogs that are trained to work as a team, bringing comfort and love to patients, in a hospital setting, and care facilities.

We need volunteers!

Creating Wellness Canine Program invites you to become a member of our Social Therapy teams. Our volunteers and their dogs are trained to work as a team at 35 different facilities, bringing comfort and love, in a hospital and other settings of Acute care, Skilled care, Assisted care and Memory care, to the patients who enjoy the company of dogs that are loving and friendly. By participating in our program you have the opportunity to enjoy all of the love and caring that the dogs provide to the patients and to the staff. Dogs that are people friendly along with their owners can contact:

Roz Morris at (707) 838-8887

 

*Update April, 2022

HI THIS IS ROZ..DUE TO THE VIRUS AND BEING ON LOCK DOWN I AM NOW LOOKING FOR 10 MORE DOGS TO ADD TO MY NON-PROFIT PROGRAM:

1. THE OWNER AND THE DOG MUST BE NON SMOKERS

2. THE DOG MUST BE AT LEAST A YEAR OLD

3. NO AGGRESSIVE DOGS

4. NO BARKERS

5. THE OWNER WILL BE TRAINED WITH THE DOG TO BE A CANINE SOCIAL THERAPY TEAM

6. THE ONLY EXPENSE IS FOR INSURANCE TO COVER THE DOG AND THE OWNER + THE THERAPY VEST FOR YOUR DOG. BECAUSE THIS PROGRAM IS A NON PROFIT YOUR EXPENSES ARE TAX DEDUCTABLE

7. IF YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN MAKING A DIFFERENCE AT A FACILITY WITH YOUR DOG..IT’S ALL ABOUT THE LOVE THAT DOGS SHARE WITH RESIDENTS OR PATIENTS

8. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE CONTACT ROZ AT 707-838-8887

9. YOU WILL LOVE THIS PROGRAM

10. WISHING YOU LOVE, PEACE AND HAPPINESS

THANK YOU

ROZ MORRIS

In The News

Comfort dogs have been deployed to Uvalde, Texas, from near and far

Read in NPR: https://www.npr.org/2022/05/26/1101501384/uvalde-texas-shooting-comfort-dogs

Locations We Visit

  • Adobe House – Petaluma

  • Aurora Hospital – Santa Rosa

  • Baird House – Santa Rosa

  • Brookdale at Chanate – Santa Rosa

  • Brookdale – Windsor

  • Catholic Charities – Memory Unit

  • Clearwater Lodge Assisted Living – Cloverdale

  • Cloverdale Healthcare Center – Cloverdale

  • Country Villa – Petaluma

  • Creekside Convalescent Hospital – Santa Rosa

  • Brookdale- Rohnert Park

  • Brookdale- Santa Rosa

  • Empress Post Acute Rehab Center – Petaluma

  • Estes House – Santa Rosa

  • Evergreen Health & Rehab – Petaluma

  • Evergreen Assisted Living – Santa Rosa

  • Friend’s House at Santa Rosa Community Center

  • Golden Living Center – Petaluma

  • Golden Living Center – Santa Rosa

  • Healdsburg Senior Living – Healdsburg

  • Lodge at Paulin Creek – Santa Rosa

  • Marin General Hospital – Greenbrae

  • Merrill Gardens – Rohnert Park

  • Mirabel Lodge – Forestville

  • Mirabel Lodge at Oak Meadow – Santa Rosa

  • Parkview Gardens – Santa Rosa

  • Petaluma Care and Rehab – Petaluma

  • Primrose – Santa Rosa

  • Oakmont Gardens – Santa Rosa

  • Sonoma County Crisis Stabilization Unit

  • Sonoma West Medical Center – Sebastopol

  • Spring Lake Village – Santa Rosa

  • Summerfield Health Care Center – Santa Rosa

  • Sunrise Assisted Living – Petaluma

  • The Villas Assisted Living – Cloverdale

  • Valley Orchards Retirement Community – Petaluma

  • Vintage at Brush Creek – Santa Rosa

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