"All the public health staff commented about how much they needed the stress relief. I think they all loved hanging with the pups," Kelly Chadwick, TCPP said. Photo: Kelly Chadwick // TCPP

JACKSON, Wyo. — Yesterday, Aug. 14, Teton County Pet Partners (TCPP) paid a special visit to the Teton County Health Department for an afternoon of animal therapy.

Six animal therapy teams comprised of one pet and one handler visited the Health Department. According to TCPP,  animal therapy has been proven to help decrease anxiety and mitigate stress.

Photos: Courtesy Kelly Chadwick // TCPP

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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.