ANIMAL FACILITATED THERAPY
Share a Smile! A Become a Registered Animal Therapy Animal Team.
The Animal Facilitated Therapy class is not limited to Dogs! Therapy animals come in all sizes and breeds—dogs, cats, bunnies, guinea pigs, even mini horses! The most important characteristic of a Therapy animal is temperament. A good Therapy prospect is friendly, gentle, patient, and confident.
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Schedule: Watch calendar or give us a call. Lasts 7 weeks, 1 1/2 hour class
This class will provide hands-on skills for you and your pet, with a focus on desensitizing exercises and group conditioning. You will be prepared to take any one of three Therapy Animal tests available. We offer the Pet Partners Skills & Aptitude Evaluation at a neutral local site for a fee of $25.
For more information about PET PARTNERS (formerly DELTA Society), click here.
After becoming a Registered Animal Therapy Team, progress to the Reading Education Assistance Dogs by attending a seminar at Paws Inn. Reading to dogs is FUN, but more than that, it improves confidence and comprehension.
READ seminars held at Paws Inn – contact us to ask about the next session.
Learn more about the R.E.A.D. program here.