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...

Registration and Sponsorships Available for the Fiesta® Pooch Parade

Please join King Anbarkio XI at the 20th Annual Fiesta® Pooch Parade to be held on April 28, 2018. You may pre-register now and pay by check or credit card.

To help make this event a success, we are looking for sponsors to support our mission of bringing people and animals together for healing. If you would like to be a sponsor of the parade, you can see the many opportunities available on our sponsorship page.

Our Fiesta® Pooch Parade medal has arrived! They are $10.00 each. Members may purchase them at Board meetings or at the Animal Crackers Picnic. They are available while supplies last to the public now at the Fiesta® Store, on April 19 at Pin Pandemonium during Fiesta® Fiesta at Hemisfair Park, and on April 28 at the Fiesta® Pooch Parade.

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Upcoming Events

March 24, 2018 - Animal Crackers Picnic, Orsinger Park, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
April 7, 2018 - Therapy Team Training Class for LOCAL and PET PARTNERS Registration, 8:00 a.m. - noon
April 10, 2018 - Board of Directors Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
April 21, 2018 - Therapy Team Evaluations for LOCAL Registration
April 27, 2018 - Loading vehicles for Fiesta® Pooch Parade, 5:00 p.m. at office
April 28, 2018 - 20th Annual Fiesta® Pooch Parade, 7:45 a.m. at Alamo Heights Pool

2018 calendar


March 15, 2018 - Congratulations to the following new and renewing teams from the March 10 evaluations. They are Keith Caldwell and Kracker, Mary Cosper and Buddy, Barbara Shirley and Miles, and Stacy Wallace and Kracker. more...

March 10, 2018 - Meet the Teams - Our featured teams for March are Tom Ball (Thomas), Diane Goldsmith (Karlee), Marilyn Kruse (Samson), Eileen Loflin (Blue), Chris Manley (Cash), and Patti Zapata (Blue). Clicking on each animal's name will take you to their team page. Have fun reading some interesting things about our teams!

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