Summit Therapy Animals is an organization whose volunteers enrich the lives of others through the powerful human-animal bond.
We promote and provide animal assisted therapy and animal assisted activities in a variety of settings throughout the Colorado Summit. We utilize the therapeutic nature of the human-animal bond to positively affect the lives of others.
Summit Therapy Animals Board of Directors
Summit Therapy Animals volunteers provide pet-facilitated therapy in hospitals, schools, public libraries, long-term care facilities, adult day care centers, hospice centers, and other care-giving facilities.
|Where we Impact (to name a few):
1) Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.)
in Summit Schools.
2) Weekly visits with patients & families at
St. Anthony Hospital.
3) Summer "Reading with a Dog" at all 3 Summit
4) Humane Education courses in conjunction with
the Summit Animal Shelter.
|What is Involved?
1) Become a Registered Therapy Animal Team.
2) Become registered or trained in your activities of
interest (reading, outreach, etc).
3) Volunteer at a local facility (schools, hospitals,
etc). We have existing relationships with most
facilities in Summit County.
4) Make a Difference with your Pet!
View our How to Become a Therapy Team handout for more details.
Summit Therapy Animals is a non-profit organization in the United States of America as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service
pursuant to Section 501(c)(3), et seq. of the Internal Revenue Code.
|Watch the video we put together introducing animal assisted therapy; including a segment with Therapy Teams from Summit Therapy Animals as the Frisco Library.
Summit Therapy Animals is proud to acknowledge our Corporate & Institutional Sponsors. Their support and donations allow us to expand our activities throughout Summit County.
Learn more about donating or becoming a sponsor of Summit Therapy Animals.