The Therapist is in: Canine Therapy Corps and Snackbox Team Up to Make a Difference

CHICAGO (Feb. 11, 2008) – Pets as therapists isn’t a new concept; hundreds of thousands of humans and pets are teamed up every day in an effort to speed along recovery from accidents, health problems, abuse and beyond.

“Canine Therapy Corps has very specific organizational goals and a large support network of pets and their people as well as doctors and their patients,” said Janet Eaton, Executive Director, Canine Therapy Corps.

“Pets have always been a part of my life and it is with great pride that I can give back to the community through assisting this tremendous organization in spreading their good news,” said Jenna Gruhala, public relations principal, Snackbox.

In addition to facilitating pet therapy programs throughout Chicagoland, Canine Therapy Corps is planning events in 2008 to build awareness surrounding the importance of animal assisted therapy. For more information about upcoming events, visit

Canine Therapy Corps is a Chicago-based network of dedicated volunteers and their certified therapy dogs that offers rehabilitative therapy to people with physical and emotional challenges. These programs help restore health and hope to thousands of clients every year. For more information, visit

Snackbox LLC is a Chicago-based firm with an office in Los Angeles focusing on four core areas: advertising, design, event planning and public relations. For more information, visit