About Us

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 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
Libraries.
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.


Epic Promise from Vail Resorts

Rotary Club of Summit County
dillon dog den
ullrs sports
Ullr's Sports Bar & Grill

Learn more about donating or becoming a sponsor of Summit Therapy Animals.