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     by Rainbow's Nancy Lind

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Articles Videos about Rainbow

Rainbow Therapy Time
from Skokie Public Library

Students Share Stories with Therapy Dogs
from Community Consolidated School District 59

Pet Therapy Brings Comfort and Smiles to Patients
from AMITA Health Associates News

The Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow
from Dog News Magazine

Teaching New Dogs Old Tricks: Why Pet Therapy Continues to Work

Dogs Make Big Impact on Patient Care at Local Hospitals
From the Daily Herald

Party Time for Patients, Pups
From Journal and Topics Newspapers

Lending a helping paw
From Northbrook Tower

Therapy dogs help heal girls' wounds at Maryville
From the Daily Herald

Rainbow AAT Informational Video
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two-minute video

“Dogs and children:
They make magic”

Pioneer Press article


Sra Shotsberger and Peanut



Rainbow team, Sara and her therapy dog Peanut, are ready to begin their pet therapy session at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Rainbow teams visit twenty-three hospitals in the Chicago metropolitan area working in forty-seven different medical programs.




Sra Shotsberger and Peanut
Connie, and her Rainbow therapy dog Puck, provide pet therapy at a Chicago high school. Puck participated in the student talent show with students demonstrating activities they do with Puck during Rainbow pet therapy sessions. Rainbow visits 100 classrooms in 35 schools throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.

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Annual Events

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Therapy Book

Animal Assisted Therapy Activities to Motivate and Inspire book coverAnimal Assisted Therapy Activities
to Motivate and Inspire

by Nancy Lind

The long awaited, much anticipated book by our founder, CEO and President, Nancy Lind is available for purchase through Rainbow. This is a comprehensive training manual for therapy dogs—a detailed guide to "activities geared to achieving specific goals and skills." Some of the topics include: Basic AAT Concepts and Activities, Hand Signals, AAT Activities to Motivate, AAT Games, Mastering Daily Living Skills and much, much more. This is a must have book for all therapy teams! The book is available through Rainbow at a tax-free bargain price of $20 (a portion of the purchase price will be donated to Rainbow). Nancy's expertise is well known by therapy organizations around the country. Take advantage of that knowledge and add this book to your personal library. Great Christmas or Hanukkah present or give yourself an invaluable gift!

Please contact rainbowaat@gmail.com to order one or more!

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