A fun furry treat at Blyth care home

Residents at The Oaks Care Home in Blyth enjoyed a visit from pet pooch Baxter.

Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 2:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 3:00 pm

Owner Linda Kennedy brought him along for the fun session organised by Wag and Company North East Friendship Dogs, which works with professionally-assessed volunteers and their dogs.

They are designed to provide the benefits of pet ownership to the elderly, including companionship, sociability and helping to reduce stress and anxiety.