Geriatric residents at the St Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital in Coaldale were visited recently by animals from Young's Funny Farm of Berwick, partnered with the Delta Society, who specialize in Animal Assisted Therapy using rescued or adopted animals. Young's Funny Farm owners Neil and Yvonne Young, spend all their free time taking their therapy animals to hospitals, senior centers, schools, as well as many other locations. Pictured at the entrance to the St Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital in Coaldale are, from left, are "Henry", a 16-year old small grey jackass/male donkey, Young's Funny Farm co-owner Yvonne Young holding "Afro", a 1-year old male Muskovie Mallard mix duck, "Honey bun", a 21-year old jenny/female donkey, co-owner Neil Young, "Timmy", a 11-year old male black and white Springer Bassett lab, "Cinderella", a 2-year old female black lab and "Shorty", a 30-year old miniature brown horse. For more information about Young's Funny Farm, go to www.YoungsFunnyFarm.org.
Farm animals visit St. Luke's Miners
Saturday, October 2, 2010