Mercy Place Mandurah welcomes new temporary four-legged resident

Mercy Place Mandurah welcomes new temporary four-legged resident

MERCY Place Mandurah is set to welcome a new temporary resident on Friday, June 23, when she makes an appearance for the day with owner and carer and occupational therapy assistant Jo Oliver.

The visit by Tilly, the Red Cloud kelpie, coincides with National Take Your Dog to Work Day, an annual event which encourages pet owners to take their dog into work to raise awareness of the joy companion animals can bring, not just to their owners but to the wider community.

Tlly’s visit is set to bring joy into the lives of residents, the majority of whom have owned and loved dogs throughout their lives.

“When we heard about National Take Your Dog to Work Day the whole team wanted to get involved, we’re all dog lovers and are fully aware of the joyful impact man’s best friend can have on our residents,” manager Christina Venables said.

“We have a few special treats planned for Tilly, who we think is also going to be pretty excited to have constant company and companionship throughout the day.

“We know through various studies that animals improve people’s wellbeing and we’re grateful to Jo and the gorgeous Tilly for taking part in National Take Your Dog to Work Day.”

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