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How Can I Participate with My Dog?

Pets for Vets / PAWSitive Therapy Troupe welcomes the application of potential new volunteer teams.

Qualifications for acceptance into the program include the following:

  • To apply for membership in the PAWSitive Therapy Troupe you MUST be currently registered as Pet Partner ® Team

  • Submission of dog's annual health records, including proof of current rabies vaccination and negative fecal testing
  • Satisfactory New Member Interview and Initial Screening
  • Completion of Troupe orientation
  • Completion of applicable facility-specific orientations, depending on where the applicant would lke to visit
  • Completion of R.E.A.D. training and registration if applicant would like to participate in R.E.A.D. visits at schools and libraries
  • Satisfactory completion of an internship period, ( defined as 6 visits within no more than 6 months) as evaluated by assigned mentor/ site leader and New Member Committee members.


If you would like to join us, please apply online