Therapy Animals of San Antonio

Bringing People and Animals Together for Healing

Jessica Maupin and ButtercupJessica Maupin and Buttercup

October 2017 - Meet the Team

When did you and Buttercup become a team? - About 2 years ago.

What other partners have you had? - Buttercup is my first.

In what type of facility are you visiting? - Primarily I work with incarcerated youths.

In what other Therapy Animals activities do you and your partner participate? - None.

Tell us something about your partner that we may not know. - Buttercup has always had a sweet temperament. What you may not know though is that he squeals at me very loud every time I open a bag of chips because he thinks I’m getting him hay.

What Therapy Animals leadership position(s) do you currently have? -None.

What other leadership positions have you had? - None.

Tell us something about yourself that we may not know. - I also have leopard geckos, a hamster, another guinea pig, a corn snake, 2 dogs, a cat and also work with 5 horses for therapy.