TheraPaws of Acadiana volunteers take their dogs to visits schools, hospitals, nursing homes, libraries and any facility where interactions with dogs would benefit people.
SWLA Dr. Dogs Pet Therapy – We are a volunteer group that own great dogs with wonderful temperaments providing comfort & affection to people in stressful situations. Our therapy dog group volunteers at retirement & nursing homes, hospitals, McNeese State University, Calcasieu Parish schools, counseling centers & various community events. Our dogs live with us in our homes at Lake Charles, LA. & we enjoy sharing their healing touch with others. Our Dr. Dogs group welcomes new volunteers. Facebook
Visiting Pet Program – Originally created in 1987, the Visiting Pet Program became an independent 501 C(3) non-profit organization in May 2000. We are the only animal assisted activity/therapy program in the Greater New Orleans Area. Facebook