News & Events

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

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

Ajax/Pickering Team in the News

Congratulations to the Ajax/Pickering Team for consistently making their community aware of their good work.  For the full story please go to the 7:38 mark of the video located at

Paws to Read® Nancy Vanstone and Colby

Paws to Read® at the Halifax Central Library

See the recent interview on ATW Weekend Edition at

Brodie and Una Visit North York General

See the full video at

Therapeutic Paws Visits the Ottawa Public Library

See the full story here (at the 28:32 mark)

CTV Atlantic News – Dog Helps Students De-Stress

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Bucko meets the Duchess of Cornwall – May 2014

Charlottetown co-team leader Earla Mae Moore and Bucko had the pleasure of meeting the Duchess of Cornwall in PEI today (May 29, 2014). Photo Credit – Dave Stewart – The Guardian, Charlottetown

Interview with Radio Canada

Audio recording of the interview available here

Paws Room Visit with Carleton – December 2013

Nancy Trus, a member of the Ottawa team and her team mate the marvelous Merlin visit at Carleton.

Paws to Read coverage from St. Albert/North Edmonton – November 2013

Great video from St. Albert/North Edmonton

A great video from the team in St. Albert/Edmonton North, AB – October 2013

Rachel MacQueen, the Team Leader for St. Albert/Edmonton North and her dog Cruizer where highlighted recently on their local news

Visiting Georgian College – April 2013

Members of the Barrie team were featured in the Barrie Examiner when they recently visited Georgian College.

Services to Post Secondary Schools in Simcoe County – April 2013

Our therapy dogs visit in Simcoe county to help students during exams

Therapeutic Paws celebrates its first Paws to READ cat Rhu – March 2013

Rhubarb (Rhu to his friends) is Therapeutic Paws of Canada’s  first cat to participate in a children’s reading program.  He was recently featured in this article by the CBC in PEI

A special visit carried out by the Brampton Team – January 2013

Some of TPOCs Brampton  team members made a visit to Microsoft

Great Press from Brampton – September 2013, January 2013

The following articles appeared in the Brampton Guardian on September 24, 2012 and January 13,2013

An Interview with Radio Canada International – December 2012

Radio Canada International interviewed Judy Sauvé  about our programs

Halifax Team vists Dalhousie – Decmeber 2012

Dalhousie University hosts a Paws Room for its students and gets great coverage.

The Collingwood Team makes the news – November 2012

The Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin covers the work of TPOC volunteers

TPOC dogs at the Montreal Dog Show – November 2012

TPOC dogs featured in media coverage at the Montreal Dog Show

Anne Abes and her Dog Kola are a Hit! – October 2012

Here is an article featuring Kola at the Acton Library

Tundra tells the U of O president about TPOC’s work – September 2012

Tundra attends the University of Ottawa President’s brunch and talks with the president Allan Rock.

Therapeutic Paws of Canada 10th Anniversary – September 2012

On Aug. 30, 2012 Therapeutic Paws of Canada celebrated its 10th anniversary. To recognize this special occasion a 10th anniversary patch has been designed and will be available to all members. The patch is a donation from Therapeutic Paws of Canada’s founder Judy Sauve and her husband Mike. Therapeutic Paws of Canada began as a […]

An Article from the Bracebridge Examiner – June 06, 2012

This is a very flattering article published in the Bracebridge Examiner on June 6, 2012

TPOC team member Laila is included in the Top 16 under 16. – June 2012

Laila  is an 8 1/2 year old Labradoodle owned by Debra Sigler, a retired counsellor at York University. Sigler and Laila visit at Zareinu Educational Centre and Bloorview Kids—  Here is Laila’s feature in here in the article  and to read the article from page 1 click here

Pets Project Feature. – June 2012

Pets project article featuring TPOC and its work

Paws to Read in PEI – May 2012

A great article about the impact of our dogs and children in the READ program.

Roc participates in Paws to Read in Halifax – March 2012

Mark Grant’s St. Bernard Roc Participates in the Paws to Read program in Halifax.   This article from a local Halifax highlights the Paws to Read program and Mark and Rock’s work.

Tarkas Visits Grade One – March 2012

Tarkas and his owner Marcia, our Director of Evaluators, participate in the Paws to Read Program and visit in Grade 1.

University of Ottawa Pilot – February 2012

The University of Ottawa Pilot Program with – Audrey and Tundra.  With additional coverage on their visiting

An Interview with Tundra – February 2012

The University of Ottawa Gazette – a visiting TPOC pet

Shari Albert wins Order of the Spirit Catcher Award – Barrie – December 2011

The Barrie Examiner – Order of the Spirit Catcher Award

Vivien Lake and her dog, Zorro, Maritimer Volunteer of the Week – Jan 2012

Vivien Lake and her dog, Zorro, volunteer with the HRM Library’s “Paws To Read Program,” which helps children improve their reading skills. Visit the presentation video here.

TPOC visiting dogs are recognized by the American Kennel Club for Therapy Dog Title

TPOC has been recognized by the American Kennel Club as one of their approved organizations in their Therapy Dog Title Program. For information on requirements for title and the process to complete the application please see the member section.