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  1. Tails of Joy

    Tails of Joy members currently visit in a number of facilities and participate in a wide variety of programs with dogs, cats, and rabbits. Tails of Joy provides a network of dependable, caring volunteers committed to providing a therapeutic benefit through the use of animals to people who need...

  2. K-9 Care Unit

    The K-9 Care Unit is a group of volunteer pet therapy teams who enjoy sharing their special dogs with others. The group was founded in 2003, inspired by a therapy dog named Rafter who was a cancer survivor, visiting a young Summerville boy with brain cancer.

  3. PAWS of CNY

    PAWS of CNY, Inc. (formerly Sunshine Friends, Inc.) is a non-profit organization located in Central New York that is dedicated to enriching the lives of people and animals through mutually beneficial interaction. Over 200 volunteers across Onondaga, Oswego, Cortland, Madison and Cayuga Counties...

  4. Newsletter of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 5

    Full-text: Available

    Contents:Our future..., pg 1Teaching the Human-Animal Bond At Cornell, pg 1Message from the Co-Editors, pg 2Students Offer Veterinary Care To Our Local Animal Shelter, pg 3Pet Overpopulation And the Human-Animal Bond, pg 4The Comparative Cancer Program at Cornell University, pg 5Cornell...

  5. Patchogue Rotary Animal Assisted Therapy (PRAAT)

    Patchogue Rotary Animal Assisted Therapy (PRAAT) incorporates programs that provide the joy and companionship of pets and animals to children in libraries, to those who are ill, mentally or physically handicapped, or otherwise disadvantaged.

  6. Four-Footed Ministers in Formation: The Four-Footed Ministers Pastoral-Care Program-A Training Manual for Dog Ministry based on the CAM/PS Model

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Dr. Jerilyn Felton

    Having cast again a wide net into cyberspace to see if anything in ‘dog ministry’ has been attempted since 2005, the author has discovered that there still remains a void in the literature and in practice with regard to an over-arching programmatic and comprehensive integration of a canine...

  7. The history of pet ownership and responses to pet visitation among elderly residents in a long-term care facility

    | Contributor(s):: Neubrander, Johanna Lee

  8. Evaluation of the acquisition and carriage of potentially zoonotic pathogens by hospital visitation dogs in Ontario

    | Contributor(s):: Lefebvre, Sandra L.

  9. Faithful Paws

    FAITHFUL PAWS PET THERAPY PROGRAM makes scheduled monthly visits to many facilities in and around Houston, Texas. We were founded in June of 1997 and are sponsored by Bellaire United Methodist Church. We currently have about 300 certified human-pet teams and visit about 85 facilities. PURPOSE: A...

  10. Welcome Waggers

    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...

  11. Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS)

    PAALS trains animals to assist people with varying abilities to live more independent and enriched lives by providing them with assistance dogs. Some of our specially trained canines are taught to turn lights on and off, tug open doors, pick up dropped items and alert for help to assist...

  12. Health Heelers

    Health Heelers is a truly unique Animal-Assisted Therapy service and welcomes the opportunity to bring that service to you!Do you work in a place where you'd like to see a Therapy Dog program developed to benefit the people you serve?Are you a professional interested in incorporating Therapy Dogs...

  13. Therapy Pet Pals of Texas, Inc

    Mission Statement: Recruit and train volunteers for work in pet therapy, and promote the Human/Animal bond through pet visitation programs. Work with healthcare professionals in institutions where pet therapy programs would enhance the quality of life for patients.Provide institutionalized...

  14. Paws & Hearts

    "Paws & Hearts" is a Pet Therapy Visitation Organization, which was founded in December, 2000. We are a registered Not-For-Profit (501 C3) community based volunteer group. We are located in Palm Desert, CA and serve the entire Coachella Valley with our Canine Ambassadors. Seven days of the week...

  15. Paws 4 Love - Reno

    Thank you for your interest in PAWS 4 LOVE and canine therapy. This website is intended to assist you should you decide to pursue the type of community service offered by Paws 4 Love. The information is intended to help you prepare yourself and your dog for the registration process and becoming...

  16. Love on 4 Paws Animal Assisted Therapy

    Love on 4 Paws is an animal assisted therapy program that provides trained volunteer handler and therapy animal teams to local hospitals and schools. At present there are about 120 active (human) volunteers in the program. Each volunteer brings his / her dog, cat, or rabbit at a scheduled time...

  17. Pets and People Foundation

    The Pets & People Foundation, Inc. offers pet-assisted therapy to residents of nursing homes, assisted living homes, special needs facilities, half-way houses, some children's facilities, and some senior daycare centers and hospitals.Founded in 1985, our 501(c)(3) non-profit organization–run...

  18. Luckdragon's Angels

    Luckdragon's Angels Pet Therapy Group's mission is threefold:•To promote public awareness of our dedicated volunteer therapy dog and handler teams serving southern New Hampshire•To train, mentor, and certify qualified teams to work in our communities•To be a...

  19. Therapeutic Paws of Canada

    Therapeutic Paws of Canada is a non-profit organization of volunteers providing animal resources for human needs (physical, mental, educational, motivational, socialization) through regular visits to hospitals, residences, schools, etc.

  20. Paws for Healing

    Paws for Healing is a community based non-profit organization run totally by volunteers. Our mission is to train and provide canine-assisted therapy (C.A.T.) teams to enhance the quality of life for people in our community. Our teams visit sites throughout Napa, Solano, and Sonoma counties and...