Therapy Animals

Therapy Animals: Natural Healers

By Diane Petchesky-Buffolino, Senior Communications Specialist, EmblemHealth

When Meghan Dyer, E-Correspondence Representative, EmblemHealth, adopted Jetta, a female mixed-breed puppy from a Syracuse shelter, she never guessed how it would change her life. Meghan was working at a residential facility where an adolescent girl with a strong affinity for animals was being treated. The girl’s therapist…