Therapy llamas bring joy to nursing home patients

Categories: Care.

Residents of the Bellingham Health and Rehabilitation Center in Washington are no exception — they too benefit from the charms of specially-trained four-legged visitors.

But it isn’t dogs or cats who come to visit Bellingham – it’s two therapy Llamas named “Marisco” and “N.H. Flight of the Eagle.”

Canadian filmmaker and photographer Jen Osborne documented one of the pair’s visits to Bellingham earlier this year for COLORS Magazine.

The resulting piece shows just how much joy these llamas can bring to patients, many of whom are in palliative care and confined to the center.

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