If you’ve always wanted to help people who deal with their emotional problems and live through some hard times, training your dog as a therapy animal can be a pretty great option. And, as registration is a required step for this, My Service Animal Registrar offers you support in this process.
Dods’ assistance is highly demanded in such places as hospitals, different rehabilitation facilities, schools, nursing houses, and other establishments. All because animal-assisted therapies that are incredibly helpful in decreasing stress levels, eliminating loneliness, stopping negative obsessive thoughts, as well as improving the socialization process, and providing comfort to those who need it.
So, if your pet is calm, well-behaved, can tolerate strangers and physical contact easily, and can be patient with people overall, you may surely think about this variant. First, you’ll need to complete a special training with your animal and complete the registration afterward, but then you’ll be able to assist people and make this world a little better place.
In case there are any questions about this process, requirements, or other aspects, you may always contact our customer support team. We are always glad to help our customers!
Why is registration required for therapy animals?
Only trained and registered animals have the right to work with people in different medical (and not only medical) establishments. After these two steps, a dog may become one of the following types of therapy animals:
- Therapeutic visitation dogs. These animals go to various rehabilitation facilities with their owners to spend time with people;
- Animal-assisted therapy dogs. These dogs assist patients who are about to recover fully. They are able to help with different skills, assist in training programs, or make it easier to concentrate on their current tasks;
- Facility therapy dog. These dogs live at such places as nurses’ homes and hospitals on a regular basis and help patients live through the hard times, and comfort them when it is needed.
Information required for a therapy animal online registration
As it was already mentioned, in order to register your pet as a therapy animal, you need to complete a special training program. Afterward, we will be able to add your pet to our database and give it all the rights therapy animals have.
Send us the following information:
- Name and breed of the dog;
- Name and phone number of the dog owner;
- Street address;
- City and the state;
- The photo of your pet (it is not required).
After that, the process will be completed, and you will receive the PDF file in your email with a unique registration number. If you wish, you may purchase accessories like harness, vest, tag, certificate of registration, etc. as well. Just contact us, and we’ll gladly help you with everything!