Ottawa Therapy Dog
Ottawa Therapy Dog

YOU CAN BE AN OTTAWA THERAPY DOG'S

BEST FRIEND

OTTAWA THERAPY DOGS

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AS A BEST FRIEND YOU WILL:

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HELP A THERAPY DOG COMFORT A CHILD IN

MEDICAL TREATMENT

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HELP A THERAPY DOG ENCOURAGE A CHILD

LEARNING TO READ.

 

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HELP A THERAPY DOG BRIGHTEN THE DAY OF

A SENIOR LIVING

WITH DEMENTIA

BE A BEST FRIEND

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 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.

  • Will 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: 

*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. 

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