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Therapy Animals of San Antonio

Bringing People and Animals Together for Healing


Fiesta® Pooch Parade Sponsorship Information

Sunglasses DogIt's time to get ready to Fiesta! Therapy Animals of San Antonio, an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization whose primary mission is bringing people and animals together for healing, invites you and or your business to participate in our 19th Annual Fiesta® Pooch Parade, an official Fiesta® event, on April 29, 2017. The parade is a 2.6 mile walk that winds through the scenic neighborhood of Alamo Heights. In addition to the walk, there are pre- and post-parade festivities and performances.

This parade is the best opportunity for pooches and their families to join in the Fiesta® celebration and learn about the wonderful pet-friendly businesses in the San Antonio and surrounding areas.

The generous support of local businesses and community members over the years has allowed us to meet the ever-growing needs of animal-assisted activities and animal-assisted therapy in the San Antonio area. The programs offered by Therapy Animals of San Antonio positively impact people in area hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, at-risk youth facilities, and schools, as well as Veteran-based organizations including the Warrior and Family Support Center. Through the first eleven months of 2016, 63 of our Therapy Teams (volunteers and their animals) gave more than 6000 hours serving our community.  Facility visits improve the mental and physical health of local citizens in all age groups. StoryTails, our literacy program, helps under-performing elementary students improve their reading skills and build their self-esteem. We also conduct presentations throughout the community to educate the public about the human-animal bond.

As we continue to grow our programs, it becomes more vital to have backing from businesses in the community. You will see details of the work we do in our Annual Report.

We will feature supporters in the following categories.

Top Dog Sponsor - $1,000

  • Opportunity to display your company banner or sign on the Therapy Animals of San Antonio's float
  • Opportunity to display your company banner or sign at the Costume Contest Stage and Dog Participation Activities Area
  • Opportunity to have a booth space to display company promotional items at event site, no sales allowed
  • Opportunity to display your company banner or sign at the Alamo Heights Pool
  • Recognition of your company at opening ceremonies
  • Your company's name recognized on 1500 event brochures
  • Your company's name recognized on 1200 Pooch Parade T-shirts
  • Recognition and a link to your company's web site on Therapy Animals of San Antonio's web site

Man's Best Friend Sponsor - $500

  • Opportunity to have a booth space to display company promotional items at event site, no sales allowed
  • Opportunity to display your company banner or sign at the Alamo Heights Pool
  • Recognition of your company at opening ceremonies
  • Your company's name recognized on 1500 event brochures
  • Your company's name recognized on 1200 Pooch Parade T-shirts
  • Recognition and a link to your company's web site on Therapy Animals of San Antonio's web site

Unconditional Love Sponsor - $250

  • Recognition of your company at opening ceremonies
  • Your company's name recognized on 1500 event brochures
  • Your company's name recognized on 1200 Pooch Parade T-shirts
  • Recognition and a link to your company's web site on Therapy Animals of San Antonio's web site

Wagging Tail Sponsor - $100

  • Your company's name recognized on 1200 Pooch Parade T-shirts
  • Recognition and a link to your company's web site on Therapy Animals of San Antonio's web site

The Fiesta® Pooch Parade is our major fundraising activity for the year. We are asking your assistance in supporting this event. One hundred percent of all donations go to the support of our local programs.

Any and all forms of support are welcome and very much needed and appreciated! If you have questions, or if you wish to join in the fun of the Fiesta® Pooch Parade, please call and leave a message for Alicia Thompson, Chair of the 2017 Fiesta® Pooch Parade at the Therapy Animals of San Antonio’s office at 210-614-6734 or e-mail ppchair@therapyanimalssa.org.

Click on the Sponsor button below to pay for your sponsorship donation through PayPal. If you prefer to pay by check you may mail it to the address at the bottom of the page. We will contact you after we receive your donation to get more information. In order to have your business included on the event brochure and T-shirt, we need to have your tax-deductible donation by March 15, 2017. Press releases will be distributed and top donors will be included as donations are received. Thank you for your support!


If sponsorship is from a business, in PayPal please click on "Name of Company to be shown as sponsor" and include the name of the business there.

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