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Features a new pet story and photo each day. Pet owners may also nominate their pet for consideration.

Nominate individuals, organizations, and the like for outstanding service to animals. Animals are eligible for nomination in categories such as most pampered pet.

Features a place for pet lovers to celebrate their love of animals through pet stories, humor, and articles.

Features animal classifieds including ads for rescue organizations, animal adoptions, pet adoption and pets for sale.

Resources for new and soon-to-be pet owners including choosing the right pet, care and ownership costs, discussions, safety precautions, pet adjustment, housebreaking, feeding, grooming, travel, names, photographs, and stories.

General and health articles about pets, book recommendations, and links.

Humorous photos, stories, graphics and wallpapers; links to shelters, pet care tips.

Provides listings of breeders of dogs and cats. Also offers pet merchandise, vet advice, and tips.

A pet lovers community with interactive features such as games, chat, electronic postcards, and online articles.

Blog with articles about pet care, behavior, animal humor and stories.

A pioneer in the field of animal-assisted therapy. Residential and day programs to create futures for children with emotional, behavioral, social, and learning challenges. Includes farm, animal, plant, and wildlife activities. Farm is in Patterson, New York.

Helps dog and cat owners in the Atlanta area to volunteer their pets for animal assisted therapy and activity. Also helps find service dog volunteers.

Combines three sites. American Dog Obedience: school for therapy dogs and handlers. Reaching People Through Dogs: for educators, health care professionals, and volunteers around the US. Petworks in Progress: non-profit group of therapy dog volunteers in central Oklahoma.

Michigan non-profit that works to improve lives through beneficial human-animal interactions. Program areas include therapeutic, companion, and working animal services.

A volunteer assistance dog training organization in Baltimore. Includes information about volunteering, and service, hearing and therapy dogs.

Non-profit organization bringing animal resources to human needs. Specializing in animal-assisted therapy in the areas of physical, occupational, speech and psychotherapies.

Describes the psychological healing and support provided by service dogs, especially companion golden retrievers. Included are true stories and a psychology contest named "You vs Your Dog".

A nonprofit that breeds, trains, and places golden retrievers with children who have developmental disabilities, autism, physical challenges, or emotional problems.

A guide to resources about pet therapy, courses, and the links between animal abuse, domestic violence and child abuse.

A national registrar. Provides qualified handlers and their therapy dogs for visits. Training and testing programs.

Training and evaluations for people and their pets interested in animal-assisted activities and therapy. Affiliated of Delta Society.

Articles about training visiting dogs and the benefits of pet therapy. Links to many groups in the U.S. and Canada and other resources.

PALS, Inc. is a therapeutic riding program for children and adults with disabilities.

When incarcerated youth offenders train homeless dogs, both get a new leash on life. In Woodburn, Oregon.

A network of Massachusetts therapy dog volunteers. How to get involved. Getting your dog certified. Links to sites in Massachusetts seeking therapy dog visits.

This non-profit provides miniature Shetland ponies to terminally ill or disabled children. Active in most U.S. states.

Provides therapeutic benefit to challenged people through the use of animals. Support and training in pet therapy. Connecticut. Volunteers certified by Delta Society Pet Partners or Therapy Dogs International.

Non-profit organization evaluates, tests, trains, qualifies, and supports therapy dogs for the purpose of giving loving and empathic support in a variety of facilities where emotional service dogs are indispensable. Qualified members receive benefits including primary accident and liability insurance within the U.S. and Canada, therapy dog equipment, post card mailings, and quarterly newsletters.

Provides certification and training to dog and handler teams as well as continuing education regarding animal assisted therapy. A non-profit charitable organization in St Paul - Minneapolis, Minnesota.

A national registrar. Helps dog owners use their pets for therapy work. Qualifications of therapy dogs. How to have a safe visit.