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ITA Facility Programs

Intermountain Therapy Animals team volunteers currently participate in animal-assisted interactions (AAT or AAA) in a full spectrum of healthcare and educational settings. Following are typical examples:

Alzheimers Care Units

Assisted Living Centers

Boys and Girls Clubs and other after-school programs

Camp Programs for various populations, including cancer,


Developmental Disabilities, programs for children, youth and adults

Eating Disorder programs

Grief and Grieving Programs

Guardian ad Litem offices

Head Start and Pre-School Programs


Hospitals, including:

  1. Burn ICU

  2. Cancer treatment

  3. Rehabilitation therapies

  4. Room visits

  5. Waiting Rooms

  6. Emergency and Behavioral Health Units

Juvenile Detention Programs/Prison and Correctional Facilities

Residential Treatment Centers, for children, adolescents and psychiatric clients

Schools, including Special Education and R.E.A.D.

Senior Care Centers, short- and long-term

Libraries (R.E.A.D.)

Veterans Hospitals

Women and Children's Domestic Violence Shelters

Due to the high demand for our animal-assisted interactions programs and the number of requests already on our waiting list, we are not able to accept new facility requests at this time. Please check back again in a couple of months. For all other questions please contact

Community Presentations

We make over 30 presentations annually about the work of therapy animals to university students, community organizations and professional groups and conferences of all kinds and sizes. Please contact Executive Director Kathy Klotz at 801-272-3439 or to discuss and schedule.

Classroom Presentations

We make classroom presentations on Dog Safety or Responsible Pet Care. Please contact Sabrina at 801-272-3439 or if you would like to have our animals come to your class.

Phone: 801.272.3439 | Fax: 801.272.3470 | | 4050 South 2700 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84124