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Therapy Animals of San Antonio

Bringing People and Animals Together for Healing


Kathi France and DuncanKathi France and Duncan

April 2016 - Meet the Team

When did you and Duncan become a team? - In October 2013

What other partners have you had? - I have Zac, another cairn terrier, who became a partner with me in June 2012.

In what type of facility are you visiting? - We visit Independence Hill Assisted Living and Ronald McDonald Houses.

In what other Therapy Animals activities do you and your partner participate? - We are a StoryTails team at Longscreek Elementary School. We also participate in holiday parades at a nursing home, and have participated in college de-stressors, and science day events at elementary schools. We also participate in Pooch Parade!

Tell us something about your partner that we may not know. - Duncan is obsessed with racquetballs, and almost always has one in his mouth, and 2-3 more that he is herding. He keeps his family of balls near him always, and uses his nose and feet like a soccer player.

What Therapy Animals leadership position(s) do you currently have? - I am Chair, Therapy Team Training since 2013.

What other leadership positions have you had? - I co-chaired the 2014 and 2015 Pooch Parades.

Tell us something about yourself that we may not know. - I am very active with Guide Dogs of Texas, as a puppy sitter, and recently as a puppy raiser.