The value of animals
Parrots magazine|November 2020
Children at a nursery and day care facility were delighted to receive a visit from some very special guests. Learning Land in Workington has a range of animals drop by, as part of an educational encounter paid for by the Co-op. The store has been working with animal specialists, Pet Encounter Cumbria, based in Workington, to deliver therapeutic and educational visits to children and the elderly.

A spokesman for the Co-op said, “We like to put money back in to our community and help local businesses wherever possible.

We are doing this event as a thank you to local businesses and the community. We saw Pet Encounter Cumbria on Facebook and know that pet therapy is great for children and elderly people, especially with dementia. As Pet Encounter Cumbria is dementia-friendly, we knew they would be understanding of all their needs.”

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