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...

Sponsorships Available for the Fiesta® Pooch Parade

We are planning for the 20th Annual Fiesta® Pooch Parade to be held on April 28, 2018. To help make this event a success, we are looking for sponsors to support our mission of bringing people and animals together for healing. You can see the many opportunities available on our sponsorship page.
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Upcoming Events

January 20, 2018 - Therapy Team Evaluations for PET PARTNERS Registration
January 27, 2018 - Therapy Team Training for LOCAL and PET PARTNERS Registration, 8:00 a.m. - noon
February 13, 2018 - Board of Directors Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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December 17, 2017 - We would like to recognize and congratulate the following members who received awards at our Annual Meeting on November 5. In Recognition of Over 24 Years of Service - Liz Shively (Faith-deceased); Community Service Award - Gilda Cruz-Romo (Callie); Award of Excellence - Jeanne Melendez (Carolyn and Pax); Dedication Award - Graham Bishop (Victoria); Rising Star Award - Christen Boone (Fritzi) and Gerald Dubinski (Bonnie); Above and Beyond Award - Jenny Cordell (Roxxii); Kassia Fontenot (Bellin); Steve Fontenot (Bellin); Kathi France (Duncan and Zac); Bev Oakes (Tessa and Zane); Linda Porter-Wenzlaff; Charlotte Wenger (Luka); Making a Difference Award - Melissa Allen-Jones (Mylie); Phyllis Blair (Curby); Tammy Castro-Leduc (Viking); Eileen Gaughran (Chica); Dan Lindahl (Moose); Lynda Melendez (Pax); Malinda Red Cloud (Bonnie); Hilda Statz (Pierre); Pat Storlie (QT); Alicia Thompson (Isis); and Priscilla Williams. Kathy Meade (Jasper) was also recognized for her service as president for 3 years. more...

December 2, 2017 - Congratulations to our new and renewing teams from the November 18 evaluations. They are K'Lynn Ball and Beauden, Tom Ball and Beauden, Kathi France and Duncan, Diane Hook and Jonah, Ray Hook and Jonah, Danielle Lewis and Vixen, Stacy Wallace and Godiva, and Michele Williams and Louie.

November 6, 2017 - Congratulations to Bellin, Kassia and Steve Fontenot's therapy dog, who has been selected to be King Anbarkio XI, our official Fiesta® representative.