Our Therapy Animals
Without the animals, Therapeutic Dog Services would not be the place it is today.
They are the building blocks for all the amazing work that happens.
We are committed to the care and welfare of animals, human inclusion, and respect the rights of all animals and people, in all their diversity, to live with dignity and safety and to enjoy healthy relationships.
Have an amazing encounter with one of our awesome animals
Situated in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, 30 minutes drive East of Adelaides CBD. Our trained therapy animals are lovingly housed in a rural facility surrounded in a picturesque and tranquil farm setting.
Our 10 Acre property allows our animal family to enjoy free-range natural habitats.
Our private rural Animal Assisted Intervention Centre is not open to the General Public for visits, however our qualified professionals do schedule private specialised programs at the centre Read More >
Assistance Intervention Dog Team
Assistance Intervention Dogs assist individuals and groups of people within goal orientated programs. Qualified professional works along side specifically trained dogs for level of professional work in healthcare and social service settings.
All dogs in this team are owned by Therapeutic Dog Services Incorporated and complete an intensive training regime over a two year period, that includes learning all the skills and tasks that might be called on for their work within various Animal Assisted Intervention Programs. Activities, Education and Therapy.
Qualified Professionals incorporating animals into treatment
Therapeutic Dog Services organisation spans a network of highly qualified professionals incorporating animals into treatment.
Every certified Therapeutic Dog Services professional, is a credentialed, registered, practicing health or human service provider or Animal Specialist, who demonstrates skill and expertise regarding the clinical applications of human-animal interactions.
Community Pet Therapy Dog Teams
Therapeutic Dog Services sends specially trained humans with their well-mannered dogs to provide emotional and physical benefits to many people in the community. Service delivery of Pet Therapy Programs.
The volunteers and their dogs bring unconditional love to clients/patients in various industry facilities throughout our community. Each facility addresses the needs of a different section of the community. The dog's skills are often matched to the type of facility and the needs of the client/patient. The variety of facilities showcase the broad skill range of the Therapy Dog Program.
The Therapeutic Dog Services organisation spans a network of passionate individuals, incorporating animals and dogs into Animal Assisted Activities, community visiting programs. Every certified team is credentialed, passing through standardized assessment, class room training, hands-on training, mentor ship and industry placement.