Our therapy animal teams serve nationwide. Over a lifetime, they devote many hours, sharing their gentle spirits and friendly hearts with people in need. Whether visiting children in a classroom or spending time with the elderly in a residential care facility, their impact makes all the difference in a client’s life. This page honors their many contributions to communities in all fifty states.
Our deepest gratitude to those animals who have retired from Pet Partners therapy animal visits in January through March of 2017. Read the names of our most recent alumni here.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the handlers, families and communities that have lost a valued therapy animal in January through March of 2017. The impact of their work will be felt for years to come. Read the names of therapy animals who have most recently crossed the rainbow bridge here.
To our therapy animals who have retired from their volunteer work in 2016: Pet Partners is so proud of your hard work, and the work of your handler. Read the names of our 2016 alumni here.
To our therapy animals who have passed away in 2016: we can’t thank you enough, nor share enough gratitude with the handlers that shared you with so many who benefited from your service. Read the names of the animals who have passed on in 2016 here.
Below are a few stories of our therapy animals, shared by their owner and handler. Has your animal retired or passed? If you would like to feature their story here, please contact us.
One of Buddy’s last visits was a meaningful connection with a woman who had just lost her own Golden Retriever.Read More
Sami shared Lexi with a local library and school for many years, and her passing has been remembered beautifully by the people she helped.Read More
Simone connected with patients in a way that their healthcare providers or caregivers often could not.Read More