A meeting for those interested in becoming volunteers with Human Animal Bond in Tennessee (HABIT), an animal-assisted therapy program, will be held Saturday, September 12, 2006, at 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on the agricultural campus of the University of Tennessee.HABIT is a non-profit, community-based organization in which animals and volunteers make therapeutic visits to nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, mental health facilities, schools, hospitals and other facilities. HABIT is a program of the UT College of Veterinary Medicine.The volunteer orientation/information meeting will take place in the Hollingsworth Auditorium in the Ellington Plant Sciences Building across the street from the UT Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Parking is available in the lot to the right of the stop light (Lot 66). Please do not bring any pets to this meeting.This meeting is open to anyone with a general interest in animal-assisted therapy. There is no fee or advanced registration required for this meeting. However, please call the HABIT office at (865) 974-5633 if you plan to attend to ensure enough handouts are available. On-site registration will be held at 6:00 p.m. prior to the meeting. For furtherinformation and directions, contact the HABIT office.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.