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There are many layers to becoming a therapy pet team. There are many organizations who support therapy pet teams. but this page is under construction. 

Links to online resources

Links to books

Links to national therapy pet organization that certify dogs and others. You might want to do a web search. 

Some organizations only register therapy dogs. 

Pet Partners

Bright and Beautiful

Love on a Leash

Therapy Dogs International

Some therapy dogs can be specially trained to help in crisis situations. Crisis response dogs experience more stressful situations than therapy dogs. For more information visit HOPE Animal Assisted Crisis Response.