MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 28, 2021) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE Pet Therapy workshop for anyone impacted by cancer on Thursday, June 10, 2021, 2:30-3:30PM, at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Moline Clubhouse located at 600 John Deere Road, Moline, Illinois, 61265.

Members twelve and older are invited to join us at our Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Moline Clubhouse for a Dog Therapy Social Hour with our friend, Katja Walthers. Katja is a dog-trainer, Canine Good Citizen tester, Alliance of Therapy Dog Tester/Observer, Therapy Dog Team handler, Vice President of the Scott County Kennel Club, and a Dog Lover. Katja will introduce her dogs, have her dogs show us some tricks, and talk about her experience. Members will be invited to interact with the dogs if they choose to.

Pet therapy has been found to help reduce pain, depression, anxiety, and fatigue for people with many different health problems.

Attendance is limited.

Anyone impacted by cancer is invited to attend. Registration is required at For questions, please call Gilda’s Club at 563-326-7504 or e-mail

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About Gilda’s Club

Free of charge, Gilda’s Club Quad Cities provides support, education, and hope to all people affected by cancer. As a Cancer Support Community affiliate, we are part of the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental-health professionals in the United States. Our global network brings the highest-quality cancer-support to the millions of people touched by cancer.

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