Caring Paws

For the safety of our volunteers, staff and community members, Adventist Health has temporarily placed its Volunteer Program on hold for the remainder of 2020. During this time, we will not be accepting new volunteer applications. We will be sure to provide updates for 2021. Thank you for your patience and support.

‚ÄčTrained dogs and their handlers bring great joy to Adventist Health patients, visitors and staff during their visits to our Hanford, Reedley and Selma hospitals.

The Volunteer Services Department teamed up with PetSmart in Hanford to offer training to the canines and volunteer handlers. Each handler must undergo training and receive a certificate in order to bring a pet into the hospitals. Dogs also are professionally groomed before each visit.

To learn more about this program, please call 559-537-2740, or email cvnvolunteers@ah.org.