Pet therapy program at Smithfield Senior Center Dec. 4

Pet therapy program at Smithfield Senior Center Dec. 4

SMITHFIELD - Homefront Health Care will offer a free program on the therapeutic value pets can bring to seniors at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J. Hawkins Jr. Trail, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 11:15 a.m.

Homefront Volunteer Deb Fox and her golden retriever Katie, trained by Therapy Dogs International, will be on hand. Fox will discuss how animals can stimulate conversation, deliver large doses of unconditional love and create fun for homebound residents.