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(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)
Email: Connie

Soul Friends Inc.
Kate Nicoll, LCSW, Executive Director
The Center for Human-Animal Kindness
300 Church St., Suite 105
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 679-0849
Email: Kate Nicoll

Maine *


Caring Canines Visiting Therapy Dogs, Inc.
Boston area pet therapy program

Dog B.O.N.E.S.
A Massachsetts Network of Therapy Dog Volunteers
Dog B.O.N.E.S. 
38 Garden Rd.
Scituate, MA 02066
(781) 264-5537

New Hampshire

Caring Animal Partners
PO Box 1304
New London, NH 03257

Rhode Island *


Therapy Dogs of Vermont

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