Pet Therapy Teams In Columbia

In the last 10 years, Columbia Area Pet Therapy Teams have provided comfort and support to more than 400,000 people in the Midlands Area!

There are more than 100 registered Pet Therapy teams in the Midlands area. This page is dedicated to listing as many of the teams as possible with information about each one.

Pet Therapy Teams:
All registered Pet Therapy Teams in the Columbia area are eligible for listing in this website and a Team Brag page. We encourage you to add your team to this website so organizations can contact you for your Pet Therapy services. Please Contact Us to learn how you can obtain your Team Brag page.

Organizations Requesting Pet Therapy Services:
All the Pet Therapy Teams listed have a means by which you can contact them. Also, please see the How To Request Pet Therapy Services page for more information.


Pet Therapy Teams

Each team has a full Brag Page with includes their detailed information including how to best contact them. Click on their paw print to see their Brag Page.


Alan/Kathy & Pumpkin Face

pf-withowner_optBrief Bio: My name is ‘Pumpkin Face’. I’m a very happy 6 year old Pomeranian. I let my owners, Kathy and Alan, live with me. After all, I have them well trained!

Services: Pet Therapy Visits

Availability: We’re all booked up for now.

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Anna Marie/Ken and Tilly/Teddy Bear

main brag page photoBrief Bio: Meet the Doodles, Tilly and Teddy Bear! We are standard size labradoodles and our partners are Anna Marie & Ken. We are registered by Alliance of Therapy Dogs and you can see us in action on our Facebook page: Tutu Tilly Therapy Dog.

Services: Pet Therapy visits and Reading Programs

Availability: Although our schedules are full, will consider wait-lists.

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Anna Marie and Smokey

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Brief Bio: Hi from Smokey the Bear!  I just joined our Therapy Dog Team pack in 2017, and am part of the Read With Me Initiative with Pet Partners.  Snuggling up with young readers is my favorite thing to do!

Services: Reading Programs

Availability: My schedule is open right now – call me soon!

 

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Bonnie & Sue

bonnie-sue_optBrief Bio: Hi, I’m Bonnie and this is Sue, an Australian Shepherd/Border Collie mix. We’ve been a Pet Therapy Team for 4 years, visiting Lexington Medical Center and nursing homes.

Services: Pet Therapy Visits

Availability: Weekday afternoons and Saturdays, during the day

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David & Ziva

mcewen and ziva_optBrief Bio: Hi, I’m Ziva and this is my partner David. I am a German Shepard and was born in October of 2009. David and I have been a Therapy Dog Team with Therapy Dogs, Inc. since January 2014.

Services: Pet Therapy Visits

Availability: My schedule is full at this time, but I am accepting wait-lists.

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Jean & Maggie

jean-maggie-1a_optBrief Bio: I’m Jean and this is Maggie, my  5 year old Redbone Coonhound Yellow Lab Mix partner. Whew, that’s a mouthful!  We’ve been a Therapy Dog Team since 2011. We love to work with children and especially help them learn to read.

Services: Pet Therapy Visits, Dog Bite Prevention Programs, and R.E.A.D. Programs.

Availability: My schedule is full at this time, but I am accepting wait-lists.

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Kara & Loki

Am I cute or what?Brief Bio: I’m Kara and my pet therapy partner is Loki. He is an Aussiedoodle (Australian Shepherd/Standard Poodle Mix) who was born in Oregon in May of 2011. We have been a registered Pet Therapy team since 2013, and we are dual registered with Pet Partners and Alliance of Therapy Dogs (formerly Therapy Dogs Inc.)

Services: Pet Therapy Visits

Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends

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Kathy & Keiko

kathy-keiko-1_optBrief Bio: I’m Kathy and my pet partner is Keiko.  She is a 12 year old rescued Havanese that I adopted when she was just a tiny puppy.  We have been a Pet Therapy team for more than 9 years.

Services offered: Pet Therapy Visits and Bite Prevention Programs

Availability: Daytimes both weekdays and weekends

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Kathy & Malainn

kathy-malainn-1_optBrief Bio: I’m Kathy and my new Pet Partner is Malainn.  She was a neighborhood stray who ran with the big boys before she was adopted.  She is about 5 years old and may be a Cairn Terrier and Maltese mix.  I’m calling her a Cairnese!

Services offered: Pet Therapy Visits and Bite Prevention Programs

Availability: Daytimes both weekdays and weekends

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Laura & Abbie

Laurie_Abby_1_optBrief Bio: Hello! My pup and I are new to the Columbia area, so I want to introduce ourselves! I’m Laura and I’m an engineer at SCDOT. After graduating from Clemson University and working in the upstate in road construction and asphalt paving, I decided to take a position in Columbia. I am excited to see so many Pet Therapy opportunities in the Columbia area!

Services offered: Pet Therapy Visits

Availability: Evenings and weekends

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Laura & Bella

Bella 1_optBrief Bio: I am Laura and my pet partner is Bella. She is a lab/retriever/poodle mix, and I think she looks like a yellow lab. She came to me as a puppy in 2010. Within less than a year I knew that she had the temperament to become a Therapy Dog. We successfully finished all our tests and evaluations in 2013 and have been a working team ever since!

Services offered: Pet Therapy Visits and Reading Programs

Availability: M-F, daytimes

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Livi & Gabi

Livi_Gabi_optBrief Bio: Gabi and I love to visit! We were registered as a Pet Therapy Team with Alliance of Therapy Dogs (formerly TDInc.) in October 2013. We would love to visit you, so let me know how we can help you!

Services offered: Pet Therapy Visits

Availability: Weekends

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Pat/Roy & Josie/Tigger

Yes, we do "treats". Brief Bio: Hi, I’m Pat and this is Tigger & Josie. They go everywhere together and we will all be together for our Pet Therapy visits. You get two dogs for the price of one (free!!!).

Services: Pet Therapy Visits

Availability: Daytimes – both weekdays and weekends, Evenings during the week

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Peter & Chase

Peter & ChaseBrief Bio: Hi, I’m Peter and this is my rescued Border Collie, Chase. We’ve been a Pet Therapy Team for about 7 years. I wrote a book about Chase and his therapy work, and we love to be invited to read the book to groups of children or have the children read the book to Chase!

Services: Pet Therapy Visits, Reading Programs, and Speaker for groups.

Availability: Weekdays – daytimes

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Robert & Scrappy

Robert and Scrappy_optBrief Bio: I’m Scrappy and this is Robert. We are a great Pet Therapy Team and we love to visit places where I can get lots of petting! We would love to visit you, so let us know how we can help you!

Services: Pet Therapy Visits

Availability: Weekdays – daytimes

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Sally & Maggy

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Brief Bio:Maggy is a 9 year old female Lab/mix shelter dog. Shortly after she moved in with me, I noticed that Maggy had just the perfect personality to be a therapy dog and loves people.

Services: Pet Therapy Visits, one-time events, reading programs

Availability: Weekdays during the day, occasional weekends

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Shelly/Chuck & Cocky/Seamus

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Brief Bio: We’re Cocky and Seamus and here is our picture “down on the farm”. We’d love to meet new friends.

Services: Pet Therapy Visits and Bite Prevention Programs

Availability: One Time Events, Evening and Weekends

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