Where:  Locust Grove Mennonite School – 2257 Old Philadelphia Pk., Lancaster, PA  17602

When:  We would like to have a dog/s come once a month for Reading with the Students  in kindergarten- second grade.

Time:  flexible between 8:30 am – noon

Contact:  Martha High  at highmj@lancastermennonite.org  and  (717) 394-7107


What:  We are a non-profit senior center for independent seniors ages 55+ in the Harrisburg area. We recently had a visit with a therapy horse at our center, and the members loved it. We would love to have dogs, cats, or miniature horses in the future to visit with our seniors.

When:  Would love a visit in November and we would prefer afternoons but can be flexible  between 9 AM and 2 PM

Where:  Rutherford House Senior Center – 3300 Parkview Lane,  Harrisburg, PA

Contact:  Kyla Alvarez at rutherfordctr@gmail.com or  (717) 564-5682

Visit with college students

When:  Thursday, November 16 at 7pm

Where:  1 Alpha Drive Elizabethtown in Schreiber Quad Commons 

Contact:  Ellen at ellens@kpets.org

Scheduled:  RobR/Rosie, Paula M/Lady, Terry D/Rollo, AnnMarie W/ Truman, LisaD/Peaches



Monthly visits at a small facility in Manheim.  Our residents love animals and visits from them!

Where:  Mt Hope Nazarene Retirement Community- 3026 Mt Hope Home Road, Manheim, PA

When:  We can be flexible with times for visits.

Contact:  Leah Amstutz at  Socialservices@mthopenazarene.org  or  (717) 665-6365


What:  Sylvan Retreat Apartments for the elderly would like a visit.

Where:  400 S. Rockford Road Mountville PA 17554

When:  a one time visit in December

Contact: Debbie Gable at  dgable@hdcweb.com (717) 333-0812

This parade is a community celebration in honor of the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Pennsylvania, which is being held in Lancaster City for the first time.   It will feature colorful, large-scale puppets that students from every district in Lancaster County will have made to represent their unique communities, as well as local musicians, performers, and cultural groups.

When:  Sunday, October 22, 2017  to usher in the week of festivities leading up to the Governor’s Award Ceremony, which takes place on October 26th.

Where:  The parade begins and ends at Clipper Stadium-650 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA   where there is ample parking. It will cover a 1.8-mile loop that goes through the heart of Lancaster City.

Time:  It begins at 1:00 pm and will finish around 3:00 pm, we estimate. Participants are asked to be at Clipper Stadium by 12:30

Contact:  pattio@kpets.org

What:  ECHOS is a shelter for homeless men, women and children, both individuals and families. They have had a KPETS team visiting them regularly for quite some time, but they have retired. ECHOS would love to establish a relationship with another KPETS team. The teams would hang out with the shelter guests as the arrive and eat dinner together.

When:  Weekly visits, if possible, depending on their census, at 6:45 in the evening. They would like the first visit on December 12, 2017.

Where:  St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 398 N. Locust Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.

Contact:  Joanna Katherman, 717-690-9260