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Therapy Dog Certification

Centre for the Interaction of Animals and Society (CIAS)

In 2003, CIAS initiated a program whereby an evaluator from Therapy Dogs International, Inc.(TDI) a respected organisation in the field of therapy dog certification – visit the school of Veterinary Medicine to provide both TDI and AKC Canine GoodCitizenship certificate services to interested parties. 
My Dog Passed IconThe aim of the program is to provide certificated handler/dog teams that will be able to visit nursing homes, school, hospital, hospices, rehabilitation centres and other facilities organisations that believe in the power of the human-animal bond to educate, lift spirits, and aid in the healing process. 

To date, the program has evaluated 100+ handler/dog teams!