Therapy Animals of San Antonio

Bringing People and Animals Together for Healing

Who We Are

Therapy Animals of San Antonio is an all volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, an affiliate member of the International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO), and a GuideStar Exchange Gold Participant. We are led by a Board of Directors and publish an Annual Report. Our mission since 1989 has been bringing people and animals together for healing. more...

Thank You for a Great Fiesta® Pooch Parade

We would like to thank our sponsors, participants, and volunteers for a great Fiesta® Pooch Parade. Special thanks go to our Best in Show sponsor - North Park Subaru; and to our Top Dog sponsors - Grande Communications, H-E-B, Natures Goodness, Petco, Petco Foundation, Purina, and Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming. Congratulations to our costume contest winners. They are Best in Show - Teena Larson, Top Dog -  Irene Cedar, Most Creative - Megan Maturo, Most Patriotic - Hilary Debow, Best Fiesta Flair - Amada Guillen, and Best Matched Human and Dog - Elsa Zepeda. We look forward to seeing you next year at the 19th Annual Fiesta® Pooch Parade on April 29, 2017!North Park Subaru logo

Upcoming Events

May 3 - The Big Give S.A. - Support Us
May 10 - Board of Directors Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
May 14 - Therapy Team Training Class, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
May 21 - Therapy Team Pre-evaluation Screenings
June 4 - Therapy Team Evaluations for the Class and 2nd Quarter Renewals

2016 calendar


April 22, 2016 - Vice-president Steve Fontenot and three of our teams appeared on Fox 29's Daytime at Nine this morning. more...

April 19, 2016 - Meet the Teams - Our featured teams for April are Tammy Castro-Leduc (Viking), Ginny Flanders (Emma), Kathi France (Zac and Duncan), Donna Schweitzer (Bailey), and Mary Kay Stewart (Dooley). Clicking on each animal's name will take you to their team page. Have fun reading some interesting things about our teams!

April 11, 2016 - Read about King Anbarkio in the Express-News.

April 7, 2016 - Four of our eight Ronald McDonald House (RMH) teams attended a volunteer appreciation luncheon at the Guenther House today. The entire staff of the houses was there and our teams heard first hand how much their visits are valued.  Pictured are Dan Lindahl, Donna Schweitzer, RMH director Pat Bivin, Ginny Flanders, and Neven Jones.RMH group