Divine Canines trains and tests each dog and it's handler to ensure both are confident in all situations. An AKC Canine Good Citizen title is a prerequisite for entering therapy dog training, which includes intense classroom instructions as well as on site experience with patients and medical equipment.
Divine Canines teams choose volunteer sites based on their interests. This promotes frequent, predictable contact, which builds strong bonds and fosters healing relationships.
Animals Heal Us
Our dogs deliver unconditional love, affection, gentle exercise and companionship. In doing so, they promote physical and emotional wellness.
Service to the Public
Divine Canines therapy encourages smiles and brightens lives. To accomplish this, we: