Therapy Animals of San Antonio

"Bringing People and Animals Together for Healing"

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  How can I donate to Therapy Animals of San Antonio?

 A:  Fill out, print a donation/memorial form and send in to the address on the form along with your check, or click on the link to pay by credit card or PayPal.  Your donation will be tax deductible.  Therapy Animals of San Antonio appreciates your support for our programs!

Q: Who can join Therapy Animals of San Antonio?

A: Anyone is welcome to join Therapy Animals of San Antonio and support us in our mission.  We need volunteers in a variety of positions from becoming a Therapy Team with your animal, or to giving of your time and talents to serve the community.  Please click on the join tab on the left to become a member or call us and or e-mail us for more information.

Therapy Animals of San Antonio is an all volunteer, non-profit 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Your donations and membership dues are fully tax-deductible.


Q: How can I and my pet become a Therapy Team?


A: Click on the Become a Therapy Team tab on the left for this information.  Also after reading this you can send an e-mail to animal@therapyanimalssa.org or call our voice mail line at (210) 614-6734 to talk to someone about your individual situation.

Q:  What qualifications do my animal and I have to have, and what kind of a test do we have to pass to become a Therapy Team?

A:  See the Become a Therapy Team tab on the left.


Q:  Does Therapy Animals of San Antonio train my dog or cat for me?

A:  Therapy Animals of San Antonio provides training for the human side of the team only.  You will attend an 8 hour class which teaches you about the history of Therapy Animals and focuses on training you in skills necessary for effective therapy visits with your animal.  The actual training for the animal to pass the test is your responsibility.  We do have members who are animal trainers and there is a list of
links to other trainers in the area.  You can contact them directly for further information.

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