The Upper Michigan Dog Therapy Partnership is committed to
promoting and fostering awareness and utilization of animal
assisted activity and animal assisted therapy to enhance the
well being of people, animals and communities.
The Upper Michigan Dog Therapy Partnership is a program based in Marquette, Michigan.
The partnership is a community benefit of Marquette General
Healthcare System. With their happy tails wagging and their
owners smiling, the Upper Michigan Dog Therapy Partnership’s
Pet Partner volunteers are helping patients and residents
of hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living centers feel
better and get better.
our Pet Partners put it best when she said, “The opportunity
to share the unconditional love and acceptance that your dog
can offer to patients is an unbelievably satisfying and enjoyable
OT Assistant, and Miche
Dr. Dlesk and Bingo
Beth, Pet Partner, and Lexie