A programme that brings our aaisg canine teams into healthcare facilities to interact and participate in activities together with staff or patients with the aim of bringing joy, reducing stress, anxiety, and loneliness
Our Dogtors on Call programme can help to:
At aaisg, we take a proactive approach to managing infection risks. Therefore, the majority of our infection control procedures stipulate measures for safeguarding the health of our handlers and their dogs before the day of the AAI session itself. Our hygiene and infection control protocols are updated regularly, and in compliance with international guidelines on animals in healthcare facilities e.g. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
These measures include:
To minimise the risk of zoonoses transmission, we:
During health or well-being day sessions
As part of your team-building activities
As part of a mental health initiative
During a transitional period or organisational change
After a difficult situation that your team has experienced
You may book a session for up to 60 minutes. The number of Caring Canine Teams attending would depend on the size of your event and existing COVID-19 measures.
Please reach out to us at email@example.com for more information on our pricing structure.
To protect the wellbeing of patients, the recommended exclusion criteria is as follows:
Our activities would take place in a common area, which may be indoors or outdoors. Individuals allergic to dogs are not encouraged to participate in our programme. However, we have had participants with allergies take an antihistamine prior to the start of the session.
Prior to each session, the dogs will be walked, and relieved. Handlers will also observe their dogs to see if they require a toilet break during the session. Furthermore, the dogs are showered not more than 24 hours prior to each session, and are up to date on their vaccinations and parasite prevention treatments
Once we receive your request for a session, we will get in touch with you to discuss the details, such as the venue, number of participants and any other special requests