Other Four-Legged Friends

Our therapy animals include sheep, goats, llamas and pot-bellied pigs

Yes, our stable of Wisconsin therapy animals includes sheep, goats, a llama and pot-bellied pigs! These animals give our patients a chance to experience something new, providing a variety of sights, sounds, smells and textures that stimulate and motivate.

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Benny

Benny is our woolly friend.  He is a sheep but we don't think he knows it since he acts more like one of the dogs.  He loves to play with...

Daisy Lou

Daisy Lou is our opinionated, fluffy (not fat) pot-bellied pig.  She will do tricks (mostly sitting) for treats.  Daisy loves to...

Leo

Leo is our most observant barnyard resident.  He knows what’s happening before the rest of us do.  He isn’t sure he wants to be caught, but...

Moses

Moses is a donkey who thinks he’s a person.  He has a mind of his own, but he loves to be with people and especially to be brushed.  ...

Othello

Othello ("Olo"), a new addition to our therapy team (July 2013), is happily settling in to his new life at Nature's Edge.  He and Daisy Lou give our patients lots of pot-...

Salena May

Salena May is our largest friend.  She mainly makes sure her pasture buddies don’t get all the grass by laying down on it.  She is slow moving (...