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 Instructor

A Pet Partners Instructor is an experienced Therapy Animal Team volunteer who has completed and passed training to be licensed to teach prospective new volunteer teams.

View the detailed Instructor Volunteer Job Description (pdf)

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must be a current registered Pet Partners Therapy Animal Team volunteer for at least two years - either as a Pet Partners volunteer with an animal, or a Pet Partners volunteer without an animal.
  • Must have 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.
  • Must identify a licensed Team Evaluator in your area who you are able to direct teams to for evaluation.

Steps to Becoming a Pet Partners Instructor:
  1. Complete the Pet Partners Instructor Qualification form*.
    • Enrollment for new instructors will begin on October 1, 2014.  Interested applicants will benefit by gathering proof of visiting hours, environments, and client populations prior to the qualification form being available.
      • 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 last 24 months.  Email or letter from facility and/or visiting logs are acceptable.
  2. Once your qualification form has been reviewed and accepted, you will be sent course access instructions.
  3. Pass the Instructor Online Course
  4. Submit Instructor Licensing Agreement with payment


·         Must identify a licensed Team Evaluator in your area who you are able to direct teams to for evaluation.

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875 124th Ave NE, Suite 101 • Bellevue, WA 98005 U.S.A.

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