PET PARTNERS  
875 124th Ave NE #101
Bellevue, WA 98005
U.S.A.

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.
 


THANK YOU

Annie and llama

Together with the support of our wonderful teams and generous supporters, we made more than one million visits touching lives and improving health in all 50 states.  Pet Partners President and CEO Catherine “Annie” Magnant looks back on a great year and forward to an exciting 2015 with our Pet Partners family around the country.  Watch the video here.


 


PET PARTNERS MAGAZINE ONLINE

Winter 2015 Cover
Pet Partners Interactions latest issue can be read online here.  This issue introduces Major Christina Rumayor, a psychiatrist at Fort Bragg, North Carolina who uses her Pet Partners teammate Lexy for Animal-Assisted Therapy in counseling sessions.



VOLUNTEERING WITH YOUR PET LLAMA WEBINAR


Boy kissing Gevalia the llamaHave you ever considered volunteering as a therapy animal team? Pet Partners invites prospective volunteers to attend a one-hour informational webinar (online interactive presentation) to learn about our Therapy Animal Program on Monday, February 9th at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (8 p.m. Eastern, 7 p.m. Central, 6 p.m. Mountain, 4 p.m. Alaska, 3 p.m. Hawaii).  Led by Mary Margaret Callahan, National Director of programs with experienced volunteer Niki Kuklenski, this session will cover the process for becoming a registered therapy animal team with your camelid.  Click here to register.  View the technical requirements.  

Time not convenient for you?  This session will be recorded for future playback.  You may also watch a general session here.



TEAM OF THE WEEK


Montana TibbettsMeet Montana, rescued from Montana's Large Animal Sanctuary by his handler Andrea Tibbetts of Hyde Park, New York. After 1 1/2 years of focused nutrition and handling, he has become a trusted and valued 4-H animal for community service work. Because of his docile and trusting manner, Montana and Andrea easily passed the Pet Partners evaluation in June 2013. Montana the llama has become known throughout Dutchess County due to his many community service hours, frequenting children's therapeutic and foster homes. He maintains his summer visits with local inner-city day care facilities and helps educate children about camelids. Montana is an amazing example of animals given a second chance in life and how they give back to others.



PET PARTNERS ONLINE STORE ACCESS

Handler guides and branded merchandise for registered teams, licensed team evaluators and instructors may now be purchased online here.  Login using your Pet Partners ID# (found on your badge) and a first-time password of petpartners.  After you login you will be prompted to change your password and set a security question. We listened to your feedback and hope you find the new store more intuitive and easier to navigate.

* The store requires separate login credentials from our Online Community and our online course site.  New teams will have access approximately one week after registration.

** Need assistance with placing your first order?  CLICK HERE for step-by-step instructions.


Contact
orders@petpartners.org should you need further assistance.




THERAPY ANIMAL WEB PAGES AND TRADING CARDS

Roxie Franklin's trading cardTherapy Animal Teams;  Have you created your pet(s)' webpage and ordered trading cards yet?  It's a delightful way to share stories about your pet and create greater awareness about the benefits of animal-assisted interactions!  Children and patients love receiving the cards during visits as a way to remember their new friends.

The webpage that you create will not only showcase your therapy animal, but will allow those visiting the page a convenient way to donate to Pet Partners and support our programs.  We provide templates and step-by-step instructions that make creating a personalized page for your pet a breeze!

For more information, including pricing, click hereNote:  You must be logged in as a registered Pet Partners volunteer to access the page.


IN THE NEWS

Virginia veterinarian honored for enhancing human-animal bond, by Michael San Filippo, AVMA, January 13, 2015.

How to juggle therapy assignments
, by Sue Grundfest.  Examiner.com, January 13, 2015.

Ziggy the pet therapy dog offers comfort to patients
.  Stratford Star, Stratford, Connecticut, January 12, 2015.

Dogs make for a good read
, by Amy Woodward.  Golden Transcript, Golden, Colorado,  January 6, 2015.

Therapy animals bring smiles and healing
, by Arlene Bachanov.  The Daily Telegram, Adrian, Michigan, January 8, 2015.


 Find older articles about the human-animal bond in our News Archives








 



 

 

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