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...

Thanks to all for a great Fiesta® Pooch Parade

Thank you to our Best in Show sponsor North Park Subaru, all of our other sponsors, our participants, and our volunteers for a great Fiesta® Pooch Parade. Photos from the parade are now available. See you next year at the 18th annual parade on April 23, 2016.

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Upcoming Events

Happy Holidays

January 12 - Board of Directors Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
January 17 - Doga: Yoga with your Dog, 1:00 p.m. with a reservation
January 23 - Therapy Team Evaluations - 1st Quarter Renewals
January 30 - Therapy Team Training Class, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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November 23, 2015 - You can read about two of our teams in the Winter 2016 issue of Pet Partners Interactions Magazine. Bellin's journey from his rescue to becoming a therapy dog with his handlers Kassia Kubena-Fontenot and Steve Fontenot is the cover story. Emma and her handler Ginny Flanders' special visit with a little girl is described on page 12. Congratulations to these two teams for receiving national recognition for the work that they do. more...

November 10, 2015 - Congratulations to the following members who received awards at our annual meeting on November 8. Volunteer of the Year - Kathi France, Visiting Team of the Year - Donna Schweitzer and Bailey, Visiting Team of the Year - Graham Bishop and Victoria, Outstanding Service Award - Pat Storlie, Outstanding Service Award - Ginny Flanders, Versatile Award - Carlynn Ricks, Rookie Visiting Team of the Year - Tammy Castro-Leduc and Viking, Rookie Volunteer of the Year - Alicia Thompson, The Yoda Award - Linda Porter-Wenzlaff, Board Member 2014-2015 - Malinda Red Cloud, and Dedication Award - Bev Oakes for more than 15 years of service.