Therapeutic Paws of Canada is a volunteer-based pet therapy dog and cat visitation program.  Our programs involve  our  volunteers and their pets visiting with members of their communities in their schools, hospitals or senior’s residences.

Please Note: Therapeutic Paws of Canada cannot allow dogs or cats that have bitten either a dog/cat/human into the program.

For answers to commonly asked questions please visit our frequently asked questions page.

Making Life Better

Our dedicated volunteers help make life better for seniors with regular pet visits.

The medical establishment recognizes the benefits of therapy dog and cat programs. Connections with pets helps to calm agitated residents and stimulates wonderful conversations.

Recovery from surgery is accelerated when there is continued contact with a pet. The positive impact of our program on the day-to-day life of seniors in our community cannot be calculated.

Where We Visit

We help people live better lives at:

  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care centres
  • Retirement residences
  • Schools
  • Libraries
  • Nursing homes
  • Alzheimer day away centres
  • Any where there is a need