Ottawa Therapy Dog
Ottawa Therapy Dog

YOU CAN BE AN OTTAWA THERAPY DOG'S

BEST FRIEND

OTTAWA THERAPY DOGS

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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.
  • Receive a digital photo of *your dog to share with family & friends.

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

  • Receive a charitable donation tax receipt.

  • Be listed on our Best Friend webpage & publications.

By donating just $40 a month, you become part of the therapy dog team. You ensure funds are available to keep the program running. As a Best Friend, you will: 

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TO BECOME A

THERAPY DOG'S

BEST FRIEND !

*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. 

Our Best Friends

Monthly donors to our Best Friends Program are committed to making a lasting impact on vulnerable individuals in our city. Their contribution helps to provide the resources to continue visits at over 60 healthcare, educational and social services facilities, and to diversify the reach of our programs in the community. 

 

Whether it be comforting a child facing life-saving treatment, providing rehabilitation support to a patient recovering from a stroke, or helping a student struggling with reading—our Best Friends are making a difference. As a monthly donor, you are leaving your own print in the lives of those who access our programs by becoming an Ottawa Therapy Dog's Best Friend.