Training & Certifications
Basic Certification

Our volunteers are the heart and soul of our organization and Canine Assisted Therapy, Inc. (C.A.T.), would not be what it is today without their hard work and dedication. In order to become C.A.T. certified therapy team, you and your dog friend must meet the following requirements:

Dog Testing
Background Screening

C.A.T. follows the background and screening requirements for the State of Florida and the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).

C.A.T. Membership


Ready to begin the process of becoming a certified therapy team? Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at to register for an upcoming Volunteer Orientation.

"Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot little puppies"
- Gene Hill

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