Pet Partners is the nation’s largest and most prestigious nonprofit registering handlers of multiple species as volunteer teams providing animal-assisted interactions. When you register with Pet Partners you become a member of the most rigorous therapy animal program nationally with a reputation for excellence and safety as well as a commitment to animal welfare.

The benefits of becoming a registered therapy animal team include:

  • $2 million primary liability insurance while volunteering
  • Photo ID badge for handler and collar tag for animal
  • Access to free continuing education courses and resources that help you be more effective visiting clients
  • Access to a volunteer opportunity directory to match you with facilities seeking therapy animal teams
  • Referrals to researchers seeking therapy animal teams to participate in new studies
  • Pet Partners Interactions Magazine
  • Support from the Pet Partners office
  • The satisfaction of helping people in need in your own community!

The greatest benefit is knowing that you are part of the highly esteemed program that set the standards for incorporating animals in medical care.