- To improve the lives of others, many with special needs, through the practice of animal assisted interventions
- To achieve standards of excellence in its practice through the assessment, training and accrediting sensitive humans and their engaging dogs.
- To promote the supportive benefits of the human-animal bond by helping facilities and organizations develop and implement animal assisted therapy interventions and programs for their clients and residents
- To enhance our Communities’ awareness of and involvement in animal assisted interventions through education, partnerships and special events.
For more information, visit our Organizational Charter here.
Our Work: Animal Assisted Interventions
At PHP, we have elected to use the Animal Assisted Interventions as defined by Francese Ristol and Eva Doménec in their book Animal Assisted Therapy: Techniques and Exercises for Dog Assisted Interventions. Only their comprehensive language encompasses all that our volunteer teams do to help others. Cited and Reprinted with permission from Eva Doménec, 2014.
Our Board of Directors
The success of Pets Helping People lies in the passion, dedication and commitment of its Board of Directors and Training Team. We would not be the organization we are today were it not for the skills, training, and experience each member brings to their role. Their individual gifts coupled with a shared commitment to the power of the human-animal bond provide the energy and leadership guiding us ever forward. We invite you to meet our leaders and share in their passion…
Our Training Team