Online Education

Interested in taking an online course?

It takes more than a great animal to create a meaningful and safe interaction with a therapy animal. Pet Partners is committed to creating rigorous and professional training experience to support handlers in providing AAI with a focus on safety and welfare considerations for both the client and the animal.
Go to Courses

Interested in a free webinar to see if being a therapy animal team is right for you?

Prospective volunteers are invited to attend a one-hour informational webinar (online interactive presentation) to learn about our Therapy Animal Program. Sessions cover the process for becoming a registered therapy animal team with your pet. Led by experienced volunteer Susan Tiss.

2016 Schedule

Volunteering with Your Pet

  • Tuesday, June 14th at 6 p.m. Pacific / 9 p.m. Eastern Register
  • Monday, September 12th at 6 p.m. Pacific / 9 p.m. Eastern Register
  • Tuesday, December 13th at 5 p.m. Pacific / 9 p.m. Eastern Register

None of these dates work for you? Watch a recorded version linked below or sign up for our newsletter to be kept informed of all upcoming educational opportunities.

Avian Therapy Animals: A Colorful Connection

  • Thursday, April 21st at 1 p.m. Pacific/ 4 p.m. Eastern Register

Did you know that birds make excellent therapy animals? Come learn about the amazing and colorful connection parrots and other birds can have as therapy animals registered with Pet Partners!

Learn about what traits make a good therapy bird candidate, what skills to practice in preparation for registration, and how you and your bird can have a positive impact in your community. The webinar is recommend for current and potential bird handlers and will include an overview of the registration process. Register