Pets for Therapy
Looking for a pet
Therapy Pet Animals
to help with emotional benefits, in addition to the practical tasks and greater independence that such animals bring.
Did you know
I (Matthew Ogden) have been committee members of Therapeutic Dog Services Incorporated and Animal Assisted Interventions organisation, since 2001.
The Disability Advisory Committee members use their disability expertise to inform, advise, and guide the organistions work to provide social inclusion, programs, and services incorporating animals. Including to protect and promote rights and equality for disabled people.
About Therapeutic Dog Services and Animal Assisted Interventions Discovery Centre ......
No! we are not breeders
No, we are not breeders of different species of animals, we leave that to the professionals.
We specialise in working with potential species of animals, to train them for safe handling and placement with individuals, facility and special need individuals homes.
Therapy Pet Animal
Evaluation for suitability: Screening and testing is established on rigorous standards to ensure safe and effective suitability of animal. Temperament must show signs of confidence, good manners, and sociability.
Trained for handling, a basic level of training to ensure that it is reliable, predictable, and controllable.
Health screening monitored by the veterinarian. All animals participating in the program are healthy and free from parasites, diseases, infections, and illnesses. Ensures that animals are healthy and physically able to perform in a Therapy Pet role.
Pet companions as Pet Therapy
This website will give you information about the processes.