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Several of the locations listed here are established venues that STAR members visit regularly. However, we are constantly adding new sites, and we update our list as new information becomes available.

Do you think you and your dog would make a good team? Interested in an evaluation for your team for pet therapy? Contact us today!



Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living

S.T.A.R.members currently serve these facilities:

  • Franke at Seaside

  • Carter-May Assisted Living

  • Sandpiper

  • Summit Place

  • Mount Pleasant Manor

  • Medical University of South Carolina

  • East Cooper Hospital

  • Roper Hospital

  • St. Francis Hospital

  • VA Hospital

Teams may visit once a week, or once or twice a month, depending on arrangements with the facility.

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Help Us Soar

STAR members are active in several area schools, particularly with special education classes.

  • Moultrie Middle School 

We also make stress-relief visits to The Citadel and The College of Charleston during exam week and have recently added Charleston Southern University and the Charleston School of Law.

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Show Your Support

S.T.A.R provides therapy teams to a number of Charleston County Public Libraries, for monthly children's reading programs.

Come see us at:

  • Mount Pleasant Regional Library - 3rd Saturday from 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library - 2nd Saturday from 10:30 - 11:30 AM

  • Poe/Sullivan's Island Library - 2nd Saturday from 10:30 - 11:30 AM

  • Village Library Mt. Pleasant - 2nd Saturday from 10:30 - 11:30 AM

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Show Your Support

  • Thanksgiving Parade & Nursing Home Week at Sandpiper Village

  • Christmas at Franke Home at Seaside

  • Christmas at Bishop Gadsden

  • Blessing of the Animals at Franke Home 

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