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Welcome! Thank you for your interest in therapy dogs. Is your dog social? At least a year old? A people lover? Well-mannered? Comfortable around other dogs? Then becoming a Therapy Dog team with Welcome Waggers may be just right for you!

Welcome Waggers is a local volunteer therapy dog group serving Corvallis and the surrounding areas of Oregon. We are all registered members of the national organisation, Therapy Dogs Incorporated®.

Our member teams visit retirement homes, assisted living and memory care facilities, schools, hospitals, anywhere people could use some affection and comfort from a dog. Some of us also participate in the READ® program (Reading Education Assistance Dogs®), in which therapy dogs help children improve their reading and communication skills. We specialize in bringing smiles and joy to others!


Megan Kendall

Purdue University

Location Corvallis, Oregon
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  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted education
  3. Animal-assisted therapies
  4. Animals in culture
  5. Animal visitation programs
  6. Child development
  7. Comfort
  8. Companion
  9. Dogs
  10. Human-animal bond
  11. Mammals
  12. therapy animals
  13. therapy programs
  14. volunteers