Could your pet be a therapy animal?
We'll help you through the process!

Who We Are:  We are a Community Partner of the national Pet Partners organization, and we serve the greater Portland, OR / Vancouver, WA area with therapy dogs and others species.

What We Do:  Our mission is to enrich people's lives and promote health and happiness through positive human-animal interactions, with a primary goal of increasing the number of therapy animal teams volunteering in our communities.

Where We Visit:  Our therapy animal teams visit a wide variety of facilities including schools, libraries, businesses, assisted living homes, hospitals and hospices — even pediatric dental offices.

How to Get Started:  If you have a big heart, a little spare time and a well-behaved dog or other species, visit Getting Started to learn the steps to becoming a registered therapy animal team.

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Peter Christensen
President, Columbia River Pet Partners
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Serving all types of facilities


We accept 10 species


Course, evaluation, registration