About TPOC

Maggie, the first dog of TPOC

Therapeutic Paws of Canada is a non-profit organization of volunteers providing animal resources for human needs (physical, mental, educational, motivational, socialization) through regular visits to hospitals, residences, schools, etc.


PetSmart Charities of Canada Supports TPOC, read the full Press Release here - Thank you PetSmart!

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News & Events

  1. Paws to Read brings a unique experience to Mitchell Woods Public School

    Each week in a one-on-one setting, students take 15 minutes to read aloud to Mac in the library. For the full story visit: https://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/paws-to-read-brings-a-unique-reading-experience-to-mitchell-woods-ps/

  2. Temba Lights Up IWK Health Centre in Halifax

    Temba, the Tibetan Terrier spends his Tuesday’s doing something very special.  For the full story visit https://globalnews.ca/news/4197181/temba-dog-sick-kids-iwk/

  3. Kemptville Team Leader Spreads the Word

    New Kemptville Team Leader, Dawn Redmond was recently interviewed on bringing Therapeutic Paws of Canada to Kemptville.  For the full story please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZjSfuBPYd4&t=213s

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