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...

Thank You for a Great Fiesta® Pooch Parade

We would like to thank our sponsors, participants, and volunteers for a great Fiesta® Pooch Parade. Special thanks go to our Best in Show sponsor - North Park Subaru; and to our Top Dog sponsors - Grande Communications, H-E-B, Natures Goodness, Petco, Petco Foundation, Purina, and Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming. Congratulations to our costume contest winners. They are Best in Show - Teena Larson, Top Dog -  Irene Cedar, Most Creative - Megan Maturo, Most Patriotic - Hilary Debow, Best Fiesta Flair - Amada Guillen, and Best Matched Human and Dog - Elsa Zepeda. We look forward to seeing you next year at the 19th Annual Fiesta® Pooch Parade on April 29, 2017!North Park Subaru logo

Upcoming Events

October 8 - Therapy Team Evaluations for the Class and 4th Quarter Renewals
October 11 - Board of Directors meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

2016 calendar

2017 calendar


September 18, 2016 - Congratulations to the following new and renewing teams from the September 10 evaluations. They are Jeanne Melendez and Pax, Lynda Melendez and Chesney, Debbie Parashak and Hailey, and Debbie Parashak and Skylar. more...

September 18, 2016 - Meet the Teams - Our featured teams for September are Crystal Craig (Cooper), Dan Lindahl (Moose), and David Newman (Rex). Clicking on each animal's name will take you to their team page. Have fun reading some interesting things about our teams! Future teams will be featured about one year after they became a registered team.