How Do I Volunteer My Dog?

Young Girl Being Visited In Hospital By Therapy DogIf you’ve been looking for a great way for you and your pet to get involved with your community, you’re not alone.

Every year, thousands of pets and people join the ranks of certified therapy dogs and volunteer handlers across the United States. These pets and people are making a difference in the lives of countless men, women, and children of all ages and all walks of life in their chosen path of volunteerism.

But, as you might imagine, becoming a therapy animal and volunteer handler takes a lot more than simply walking into a given situation and saying, “We’re here to help!”

So, if you’ve ever asked, “How do I volunteer my dog?”, here’s what it takes and what you need to know… Continue…