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Toby The Yorkie-Pom Residents At Local Care Home Are Delighted By Return Of Pet Therapy

Barchester Southgate Beaumont care home, in Enfield, was full of animal mischief when Toby the Yorkie – Pom came to visit the home. Residents and staff were delighted to meet their new four legged friend.

General Manager Beatrice Godfrey said: “Our residents have really enjoyed their furry visitor today. We knew that having Toby here would be a bit of fun for all our residents, especially as some find it a little difficult getting out and about.  We are always looking for different activities for the residents and we have seen the seen the enjoyment and the therapeutic influence animals can have on people and we would like to thanks Toby and Asil for spending time with us today.”

Resident Hazel was very excited to meet Toby: “As a child we had a poodle.  I have so many wonderful memories of our dog. I love animals, I am also a cat fan you know. Today was very enjoyable and it was wonderful that Toby and his trusty assistant Asil came to see us.”

Resident Ivan said “Toby is a great little character, he gave a great furry cuddle and we can’t wait to see him again next week”