875 124th Ave NE #101
Bellevue, WA 98005

Federal Tax ID: 91-1158281


Phone: (425) 679-5500

Mission Statement:
Pet Partners is the leader in promoting and demonstrating that positive human–animal interactions improve the physical, emotional and psychological lives of those we serve.

Become a Pet Partners Licensed Team Evaluator

A Pet Partners Licensed Team Evaluator is an experienced therapy animal team volunteer who has completed and passed training to be licensed to evaluate prospective new and renewing therapy animal teams. 

View the detailed Team Evaluator Volunteer Job Description 

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must be a current registered therapy animal team volunteer for at least two years - either as a volunteer with an animal, or a therapy animal program volunteer without an animal. However, a volunteer without an animal must have had the experience of going through the therapy animal program evaluation.
  • Must have at least a 50 combined hours of visiting experience, or shadowing in the case of a volunteer without an animal, with multiple client populations in at least two or more different environments within the previous two years.

Steps to Becoming a Licensed Team Evaluator:
  1. Complete the Team Evaluator Qualification Form 
    • Enrollment for new Team Evaluators began on October 1, 2014. Practicum locations are chosen after the first of the year based on the location of applicants, so don’t delay in submitting your qualifications!
      • NOTE: proof of hours should include facility name, type of facility (school, library, hospital, hospice, etc.), client population (children, adults, seniors, veterans, etc.), and hours visited in the last 24 months.  Email or letter from facility and/or visiting logs are acceptable.
  2. Pass the Team Evaluator Online Course
  3. Pass the Team Evaluator In-person Practicum
  4. Submit Team Evaluator Licensing Agreement with payment

Please note: All potential Team Evaluators will need to attend an in-person Team Evaluator Course Practicum (US locations vary), which includes an assessment of the student's performance during the Practicum. Students are allowed two attempts to pass the Practicum.

2015 Team Evaluator Practicums*

Completion of steps 1 & 2 are required in order to attend a Practicum.  Practicums are scheduled in regional locations at the beginning of the year based on the home states of individuals who have been approved to become Team Evaluators.

*All attendees must complete the Team Evaluator Online Course 30-days in advance of the practicum.

2014 Practicum Dates

Special thanks to the funders of our 2014 Practicums including Planet Dog Foundation, Giant Steps Foundation and the Frank M. and Gertrude R. Doyle Foundation.

Date Start End City, State Cost Status*
Sunday, June 8, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Tucson, AZ $65 Completed
Saturday & Sunday, June 28 & 29, 2014 9:00 a.m. 5:00 a.m. Denver, CO $150 Completed
Saturday, July 19, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Cincinnati, OH $65 Completed
Saturday, August 9, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Roanoke, VA $65 Completed
Sunday, August 10, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. North Grafton, MA $65 Completed
Saturday, August 16, 2014 8:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Madison, WI $65 Completed
Saturday & Sunday, August 16 & 17, 2014 8:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Redding, CA $150  Completed
Saturday, September 6, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Portland, OR $65 Completed
Saturday, September 20, 2014 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Rome, GA $65 Completed
Saturday, October 4, 2014 8:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Minneapolis, MN $50 Cmpleted


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