Therapy Pet Organizations

Pet Partners of Acadiananon-profit volunteer organization offers animal-assisted interactions in Lafayette, LA & surrounding communities.      Facebook

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