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

Have you ever considered volunteering as a therapy animal team? Pet Partners invites prospective volunteers to attend free, one-hour informational webinars (online interactive presentations) to learn about our Therapy Animal Program. Led by experienced volunteers with the assistance of Pet Partners staff, these sessions will cover the process for becoming a registered therapy animal team with your pet.

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Volunteering with Your Pet

  • Monday, March 9 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern / 3:00 p.m. Pacific. Please sign up to attend.

If you’re not able to attend an upcoming live session, you can watch a recorded version of a previous session by clicking the Play button for “Volunteering with Your Pet” at the bottom of this page.

Upcoming Webinars

As part of our commitment to education and engagement, Pet Partners offers a variety of webinars for volunteers, pet owners, and the general public. Session registration is generally available on our website 4-6 weeks in advance of the event. Webinars feature live presentations with question/answer opportunities.

  • Please check back for upcoming 2020 webinars! We will also provide information via email and social media.

Facebook Live Events

Pet Partners is pleased to offer live interactive educational sessions via Facebook! Pet Partners staff and expert guests will present live sessions on the Pet Partners Facebook page. Sessions are usually held in the afternoon and last about 45 minutes. Live events will be posted on the Pet Partners Facebook page 1-3 weeks in advance of the date. Signup is optional but will provide reminders for the event. You must be logged in to a Facebook account to comment on Facebook Live events. Live events will be recorded and archived on the Pet Partners Facebook page.

  • Wednesday, January 15 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern / 3:00 p.m. Pacific:
    Research Behind the Efficacy of Therapy Animal Visits
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While many of us understand the benefits of positive interactions with animals in our lives, an emerging body of research is recognizing the impact the human-animal bond can have on individual and community health. Pet Partners National Director of AAI Advancement Dr. Taylor Chastain will highlight some of the findings that illustrate the success of therapy animal visits and answer questions about the field of AAI.

  • Wednesday, January 28, time TBA:
    Volunteering with Your Pet 
  • Wednesday, February 18, time TBA:
    Differentiating Between Therapy Animals, Emotional Support Animals, and Service Animals

Webinars for Therapy Animal Teams

Recordings of previous webinars for current and prospective volunteers are available in the Volunteer Center Resource Library. For best results, leave the keyword field blank and filter by video.

Top Education Webinar in 2017: Dig into Reading! Maximizing the success of your Read With Me program


Dig into Reading! Maximizing the success of your Pet Partners Read With Me program. Click the icon or search for “Dig into Reading” in the Volunteer Center Resource Library.



Have questions, comments, or feedback about our webinars? Please contact us.