“There’s nothing better than giving an animal a cuddle.”

Pebbles and Lexi are the two newest additions to the Regis Port Coogee community. Mother and daughter Cavalier King Charles dogs have a warm and gentle nature which has had a positive impact on the residents and employees alike when they come and visit.

Pets offer love and companionship, which is particularly important to our aged care community, as beloved pets can help ease the transition into an aged care home. They are invaluable additions to anyone’s life, and particularly bring an abundance of joy to our residents.

“Their faces light up.”

With research showing the health benefits of having pets around, aged care homes have welcomed pets of all kinds, to either stay at the home or become regular visitors.

“Even if language is a problem, everyone can pat a dog.”