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Articles about Rainbow

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


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Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy's Annual Spring 50/50 Raffle 2015

A donation is $1.00 per ticket…we keep 50% and award 50%!  Awards are distributed as follows:

1st prize: 35%
2nd prize: 10%
3rd prize:  5%

The more we collect the more you win!
Feel free to copy tickets and give to friends and family!

All you need to do is fill out the contact info on the raffle tickets, enclose your donation check or money order and mail it back to us at:

Rainbow AAT
6042 W. Oakton St.
Morton Grove, IL 60053

Raffle drawing at our member’s banquet on June 4th, 2015.
Winner need not be present and will be notified upon winning.

Please help our work continue! Fill out and return today!

Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy works with trained registered therapy dogs to help people, especially children and those with special needs, to improve their health activities of daily living and quality of life.

Download tickets for our 50/50 Spring Raffle!

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.

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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Since 1997, iGive.com has donated $6,500,000 to causes and charities. This is an easy and free membership to join. Designate Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy Inc. as your charity and we will receive money directly from iGive.com. WITH ONE CLICK WHILE YOU'RE SHOPPING. IT COULD NOT BE SIMPLER. With over 1324 retailers, they will donate a portion of your purchase to Rainbow. They even keep track of all the purchases and send you quarterly reports on how much you have contributed. To start, REGISTER HERE.

Please be assured, iGive.com will not share any personal information with any other parties. For any questions on the iGive program please email our iGive chair, Gail Niksic, at gmniksic@sbcglobal.net.

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