Walter the Therapy Dog
Woof! Meet Walter!
Meet Walter, Boston Center for Memory’s first ever therapy dog!
Walter comes to us from Boonefield Labradors in Rindge, New Hampshire. A big thank you to Peggi and David!
Walter joined our team in 2020. He provides affection, comfort and support to our patients, their families, caregivers, and our staff.
You can also read about Walter on the Boonefield Labradors Comfort and Therapy Dogs page! #WalteratBCM
What is a Therapy Dog?
A therapy dog is a dog that is trained to provide affection, comfort and support to people, often in settings such as hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, libraries, hospices, or disaster areas. Walter attended training, and on December 5th, 2o21, he became BCM's officially certified facility therapy dog.