Pet Therapy

Buddy & Kaiah at library

TERMS

Pet Therapy-Use of animals to assist with medical and psychological care/support of humans.

 Examples:

                   Use of dogs in physical therapy exercises, such as through grooming

                    Use of animals to calm psychiatric patients/trauma victims

                     Use of animals to build confidence in children with learning disabilities. 

Pet Assisted Activities- The use of animals in activities designed to enhance the emotional welbeing of people.

Examples: 

                           Visiting nursing homes/medical facilities

                        Reading with animal programs.

Therapy Animals has access only to those places that welcome them. NOTE: Individual facilities have seperate requirements for visiting animals, if they allow them at all. Certain facilities require certification through specific organizations. Be sure to check with each facilities that you wish to bring your animal.

            THERAPY ANIMALS ARE NOT SERVICE DOGS! AND DO NOT HAVE THE SAME RIGHTS AS SERVICE DOGS.  

 Therapy Animal Organizations

Joyous Paws Pet Therapy Team

READ DOGS

Alliance of Therapy Dogs

Intermountain Therapy Animals

Pet Partners

Therapy Dogs International

Pet Therapy Services Offered by Canine/Feline Behavior Counseling

We provide pet therapy training, through our Therapy Dog Academy Class , and privately. This class is open to all species, and not required for any certifying association or group.

We also conduct evaluations for Joyous Paws Pet Therapy Team (based in Aurora, Colorado). 

Congratulations to our recently certified therapy teams.


April and Fannie

April and Fannie

 Certified February 2019            








                          





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Office Hours

Office Hours-Appointment hours may vary slightly

Monday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 AM-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 AM-7:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 AM-7:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Sunday:

10:00 pm-5:00 pm