If so, then take advantage of the Therapy Classes that Animal Inspirations has to offer!
The classes are held only a few times a year. Training a pet (another species that is not a dog) for Therapy Animal work can be done through private training sessions. It is possible to take a pet to a Therapy Dog training class if they are comfortable around well mannered dogs.
WHY SHOULD I GO TO A THERAPY DOG/PET CLASS?
Jack the R.E.A.D. dog waiting for his next reader at the Hutchinson Community Library.
HOW DO I GET EVALUATED?
Handlers interested in getting Pet Partner evaluated need to visit their website and consider taking the online Handlers Course ($70) before going to an evaluation to test with their dog/pet. This course educates the handler about the Pet Partner Policies and Procedures in addition to the specific information on how to most professionally conduct a volunteer therapy animal visit.
The Pet Partner Therapy Team Evaluations require space and volunteer support and is offered on a limited basis in the Hutchinson community by Animal Inspirations, LLC. Those who wish to get Pet Partner evaluated sooner can contact Patti Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org. She hosts tests more frequently in the Twin Cities Metro Area.
WHAT ORGANIZATION DO I REGISTER THROUGH, AND WHY?
I am a licensed evaluator for Pet Partners (15 years) which is a national organization that:
For More information:
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CONTACT US (EMAIL) FOR DATES OF UP-COMING THERAPY DOG/PET CLASSES.