Ottawa Therapy Dogs screens, evaluates and supports therapy dogs and their handlers. These amazing volunteer teams provide the healing benefits of therapy visits to those in need in local hospitals, schools, libraries, mental health centres and long-term care facilities. Every day these four-legged and two-legged volunteers visit people in need. They can have a profound therapeutic effect on the children, youth and seniors they visit. But they need your help.

Please be a Best Friend to a therapy dog

  • Sponsor* the therapy dog of your choice.
  • Get updates on the great work your dog is doing.

  • Be given a framed photo of your* dog & a digital copy to share with family & friends.

  • Have the opportunity to meet your* dog & handler at an annual event

  • Receive a personalized "I am an Ottawa Therapy Dog's Best Friend" gift.

  • Receive a charitable donation tax receipt.

  • Be listed on our Best Friend webpage & publications.

*The terms "adopt", "sponsor", "your" & "yours" are used figuratively and convey no ownership or rights to the donor with respect to the dog or team being supported through this program. 

99-1568 Merivale Road, Suite #369, Ottawa, ON K2G 5Y7


Charitable registration number:

 88312 8308 RR0001

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