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 or early evening (depending on time zone) 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. Anyone can view an event, but 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.

    • Tuesday, March 3 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern / 1:00 p.m. Pacific:
      Zoonosis 101: How Germs Spread Between Animals and People

According to the CDC, more than 6 out of every 10 known infectious diseases in people are spread from animals. Mary Margaret Callahan, Pet Partners Chief Mission Officer, and Dr. Zenny Ng, member of our Human-Animal Bond Advisory Board, veterinarian, and associate professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine at University of Tennessee, will host a conversation about how germs can spread between animals and people and how everyone, from therapy animal handlers to facilities to pet lovers, can help prevent infection.

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.