How it benefits the kids:
The PSC therapeutic sessions encourage and communicate to at-risk youth messages of:
These reinforced messages are practiced by working hands-on with the shelter dogs and then having the necessary counseling time to understand the dynamics of their experiences.
Participants who are interested can also explore a possible career path in the pet industry. Through on-line training and instruction from local professionals, they can earn accreditation or work toward certification in areas such as dog training, grooming, vet tech, or pet care.