About TASA

Who We Are

Therapy Animals of San Antonio is an all volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and an affiliate member of the International Association of Human-Animal Interactions Organizations (IAHAIO), and a GuideStar Exchange Platinum Participant.
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Therapy Animals of San Antonio brings people together who share a common interest in offering high quality Human Animal Interactions to our community. We are an inclusive organization that recognizes there is strength in diversity and honors the gifts each Volunteer brings to the collective whole.
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Member Resource Area

Members log their volunteer hours to track the time they spend and the number of people they bring together with animals for healing. They can also update their volunteer profile and see our organization's policies and forms.
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Who We Are

Therapy Animals of San Antonio is an all volunteer non-profit organization. We are an affiliate member of the International Association of Human-Animal Interactions Organizations (IAHAIO) and a GuideStar Exchange Platinum Participant. Our mission since 1989 has been bringing people and animals together for healing. We do this with our therapy teams’ visits to hospitals and other facilitieseducational presentations, and our StoryTails literacy program in the greater San Antonio area, as well as, our CARE program bringing teams with enhanced training to crisis situations across Texas. We provide support for therapy teams, who may choose to become registered with Therapy Animals of San Antonio or Pet Partners, Inc. (formerly Delta Society) and we support ongoing team development.

Our primary fundraiser each year is the Fiesta® Pooch Parade, an official Fiesta® San Antonio event. All proceeds from the parade support our local programs. We invite you to join our organization (with or without an animal), become a therapy team, and/or support us with a donation under DONATE or as a sponsor of the Fiesta® Pooch Parade.

RECENT DONATIONS

October 2022

Thank you to Leila Barton, Graphics Designer, for the contribution of her time and talents in creating a new user-friendly facility form for TASA.

Meet the Therapy Teams

Congratulations to new and renewing teams!

Upcoming Events

Find the next upcoming classes, special events, and news.

2022 Fiesta Pooch Parade

The Fiesta Pooch Parade, an official Fiesta San Antonio event, is a 2.6 mile walk with dogs and their people along the streets of Alamo Heights. It is the major fundraiser for Therapy Animals of San Antonio. We invite you to participate by walking in the parade and support our mission of bringing people and animals together for healing.