Therapy Llamas bring joy to sick and elderly

The right pet can lower your blood pressure, prevent suicide, and call an ambulance. Professional llama therapists Marisco and Flight do even more.

There are approximately 10,000 therapy animals in the United States. Of those, 14 are llamas. That’s good for 0.14% [Source]. In an article published last year for Colors Magazine (Issue #83 ‘Happiness’ published April 16, 2012), photographer Jen Osborne accompanied two certified llama therapists as they visited the Bellingham Health and Rehabilitation Center in Washington, USA.

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