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Alabama

Hand In Paw

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Website: www.handinpaw.org
Email: info@handinpaw.org
Phone: 205-322-5144
Facebook: @handinpawal
We visit hospitals, schools, extended care facilities, group homes, and rehabilitation centers.

Arizona

Mutts On A Mission

Location: Western Valley area of Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Kathleen Molony, President
Phone: 1-844-FUR-HUGS (387-4847)
Email: info@muttsonamission.org
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1976, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Website: www.muttsonamission.org
Facebook: Mutts on a Mission (or type @therapypaw in Facebook)
Contact us for information about places we visit.

California

Therapy Animals Of Redding

Location: Redding, California
Contact: Donna Conrad, Director and R.E.A.D. Coordinator
Email: donnaconrad@shasta.com
Phone: 530-276-9164
Facebook Therapy Animals of Redding
Twitter: @animalsrdgca
Facebook: @TherapyAnimalsOfRedding
We visit hospitals, Veterans Administration facilities, and assisted living and extended care facilities. We also participate in R.E.A.D. at schools and libraries.

Colorado

Heeling Friends, Inc. TM

Location: Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Contact: Lynette Weaver or Georgiana Stetter
Email: info@heelingfriends.org
Phone: 970-367-7410
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 771414, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Website: www.heelingfriends.org
We visit the hospital, senior centers, and hospice patients. We also participate in R.E.A.D. at schools and libraries and visit with travelers at the regional airport.

Connecticut

Cold Noses, Warm Hearts

Location: Coventry, Connecticut
Contact: Terrie Carpenter
Email: cnwhterrie3@charter.net
Phone: 860-742-8611
Website: www.coldnosesnwarmhearts.org
We visit schools and libraries for R.E.A.D., hospitals, and extended care facilities and work with recreation and occupational therapists. We also participate in health fairs, safety fairs, and farmers’ markets and give presentations about dog safety.

Tails Of Joy, Inc.®

Location: Avon, Connecticut
Contact: Caroline Gaetano, President
Email: president@tailsofjoy.org
Mailing Address: 1131-0 Tolland Turnpike, Suite 146, Manchester, CT 06042
Phone: 860-646-2460
Website: www.tailsofjoy.org
Facebook: Visit us at Facebook
We participate in reading programs at local schools and libraries and visit college campuse, health centers, hospitals, mental health facilities, extended care facilities, rehabilitation centers, Veterans home and hospital, and shelters.

Florida

AdventHealth Hospice Care

Location: Ormond Beach, Florida
Contact: Raeanne Cade, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 386-671-4725
Email: raeanne.cade@adventhealth.com
We facilitate visits between cancer institute and hospice patients and animal therapy teams.

Therapy Patient Connections

Website: www.TherapyPatientConnections.org
Email: Info@TherapyPatientConnections.org

Central Florida

Sheila Roberts (ITA Instructor and Evaluator)
Email: SheilaRoberts@TherapyPatientConnections.org

Tampa Area

Chris Bennett (ITA Instructor and Evaluator)
Email: Chris@TherapyPatientConnections.org

Northwest Florida

Debbi Cole (ITA Instructor and Evaluator)
Email: Debbi@TherapyPatientConnections.org

Georgia

Therapy Patient Connections

Website: www.TherapyPatientConnections.org
Email: Info@TherapyPatientConnections.org
Merilee Kelley (ITA Instructor and Evaluator)
Email: Merilee@TherapyPatientConnections.org

Kansas

Heartland Therapy Animals

Location: Olathe, KS
Contact: Merrily Shultz or Shirley May May
Email: mtswesties@gmail.com (Merrily)
Phone: 913-940-1649 (Shirley)
We focus on visiting schools and libraries for R.E.A.D.

New York

New York Therapy Animals, Inc.

Location: New York, New York
Contact: Nancy George-Michalson, Executive Director and R.E.A.D. Coordinator
E-mail: Nancy@newyorktherapyanimals.org
Phone: 212-535-2211
Website: www.NewYorkTherapyAnimals.org
Facebook: Visit us at Facebook
We offer Therapy Dog Training Classes with Michele Siegel, Member CPDT; APDT, ITA, evaluator and instructor, CGC Evaluator
We visit schools and libraries for R.E.A.D., hospitals, assisted living and extended care facilities, day rehabilitation centers, the Ronald McDonald House, homeless shelters,family justice centers, and children’s facilities. We also participate in stress-relief visits for offices, colleges, and schools and participate in many local community events.

Therapy Dogs Of Rockland

Location: New City, New York
Contact: Candace Robinson or George Berger
Candace: crobin137@aol.com
George: Gpb37@Aol.com
Website: www.therapy-dogs-of-rockland.com
We visit schools and libraries for R.E.A.D. and hospitals and extended care facilities.

Tennessee

Mid South Therapy Dogs and Friends

Location: Germantown, Tennessee
Contact: Mary Ehrhart, Executive Director; Debb Taylor, R.E.A.D. Coordinator
Email: info@midsouththerapydogs.org
Phone: 901-336-0351
Mailing Address: 2095 Exeter Rd, Suite 80-105, Germantown, TN 38138
Website: www.midsouththerapydogs.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/midsouththerapydogs
We visit local hospitals, acute care facilities, assisted living and extended care facilities, hospice patients, memory care centers, rehabilitation centers, and behavioral health facilities. We also participate in R.E.A.D. at schools and libraries, college stress-relief events, and camps.

Therapy ARC

Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Contact: Dee Mathues
Email: therapyarc@gmail.com
Phone: 615-519-0719
Website: www.therapyarc.org
We visit hospitals, outpatient clinics, hospice patients, senior centers, correctional institutions, rehabilitation units, and learning disability centers. We also participate in R.E.A.D. at schools and libraries.

Therapy Patient Connections

Email: Info@TherapyPatientConnections.org
Middle Tennessee/Nashville
Cheryl Tisdale (ITA Instructor and Evaluator)
Email: Cheryl@TherapyPatientConnections.org

Texas

Pets With A Mission

Location: The Woodlands, Texas
Contact: Karen Ives or Wendy Hoffer
Email: info@petswithamission.org
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 132471, The Woodlands, TX 77393
Website: www.petswithamission.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Pets-With-A-Mission
We visit schools and libraries for R.E.A.D., senior centers, hospitals, group homes, and extended care facilities for children and seniors.

Southeast Texas Paws 4 Love

Location: Kountze, Texas
Contact: Niesy Bevilacqua, President
Email: Niesy muttstraining@gmail.com
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1244, Kountze, TX 77625
Facebook: @gypsysmom
We visit schools and libraries for R.E.A.D., hospitals, assisted living and extended care facilities, and hospice patients. We also participate in community events.

Huntsville Pets Helping People

Location: Huntsville, Texas
Contact: Marilyn Meshell, VP of Membership 936-294-9564 or blue25corgi@yahoo.com
R.E.A.D. Coordinator: Kay Carlson kay.carlson@gmail.com
General Email: huntsvillephp@yahoo.com
Website: www.petshelpingpeople.com
Facebook: @huntsvilletherapypets
We visit the hospital, senior centers, hospice patients, and correctional facilities. We also participate in R.E.A.D. at schools and libraries.

North Texas Therapy Animals

Location: Garland, Texas
Contact: Teri Holamon
Email: tholamon@mac.com
Contact us for information about places we visit.

Wisconsin

Badgerland Animal Reading and Comfort Companions (B.A.R.C.C.), Inc.®

Location: Dodge County, Wisconsin
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 83, Mayville, WI 53050
Website: www.barccwi.org
We visit schools for R.E.A.D., extended care facilities, hospitals, hospice, correctional facilities, and college campuses. We also participate in safety fairs and give presentations about dog safety.

Best Paw Therapy Animals

Location: Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Contact:Lisa Schmick
Email: fork9z@hotmail.com
Phone: 262-369-3935
We visit hospitals, physical therapy centers, extended care facilities, and schools for R.E.A.D.

Dogs of Endearment

Location: Southeast Wisconsin
Contact: Cindy Bundy or Eibhlin Glennon
Email: (Cindy) cbundy.doe@gmail.com or eibhlinglennon@yahoo.com (Eibhlin)
We visit schools and libraries for R.E.A.D., extended care and assisted living facilities, the veterans home, cancer treatment centers, and at-risk youth centers. We also participate in college stress-relief events, boys and girls club events, and events that support children with autism.

Italy

R.E.A.D. ITALIA

Location: Bergamo, Italy
Contact: Tiziana Bertoli (ITA Evaluator)
Email: read.italy@gmail.com
Website: www.readitalia.weebly.com
Facebook: @readitalia

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