PET THERAPY RELATED SITES:
(Provided strictly as a service to our readers. We neither endorse nor have any interest in any of the following groups and cannot vouch for the veracity of the information contained on any of the linked sites.)
National Therapy Dog Registries:
Alliance of Therapy Dogs
Therapy Dogs International, Inc.
New England Pet Therapy Programs:
Tails of Joy Animal Assisted Therapy Group
Paws and Read, Inc.
Certified therapy dogs listening to children read
(This program was piloted in February 2003 in Essex and has five Pet Partner Coordinators in schools and libraries in Southern and Central Connecticut)
Soul Friends Inc.
Kate Nicoll, LCSW, Executive Director
The Center for Human-Animal Kindness
300 Church St., Suite 105
Wallingford, CT 06492
Email: Kate Nicoll
Caring Canines Visiting Therapy Dogs, Inc.
Boston area pet therapy program
A Massachsetts Network of Therapy Dog Volunteers
38 Garden Rd.
Scituate, MA 02066
Caring Animal Partners
PO Box 1304
New London, NH 03257
Rhode Island *
Therapy Dogs of Vermont
* We have no information regarding programs in these states at this time.
Directories of pet therapy programs throughout the United States:
Dog-Play Therapy Dogs -Animal Assisted Therapy and Animal Assisted Service
Four-footed therapists on the web