Pet Therapy

Pawsitive Pet Therapy

Join the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA’s New Pet Therapy Program. Certified SPCA Pet Therapy Teams are brightening days at approved care facilities, nursing homes, children’s programs and retirement communities and providing fun and reading support at local libraries and schools. Meet a few of the teams here. We are currently making visits at:

Pet Therapy Dog Daisy visiting Northside Library for Read to the Paw

Pet Therapy Dog Daisy visiting Northside Library for Read to the Paw

  •  Brunley-Moran Elementary School
  • Cale Elementary School
  • Central Library
  • Crozet Elementary School
  • Crozet Library
  • Gordon Avenue Library
  • Martha Jefferson House
  • Mountainside Senior Living
  • Northside Library
  • Rosewood Village
  • The Golden Living Center
  • The Heritage Inn
  • Woodbrook Elementary

    Pet Therapy Dog Bentley visiting Rosewood Village

    Pet Therapy Dog Bentley visiting Rosewood Village

If you are a facility leader or teacher interested in scheduling visits, please email sdavis@caspca.org for your facility/program screening today, or cal 434.973.5959 x316. If you are a certified pet therapy team, please contact us for more information on joining our team.

What the Community Says:

“I can’t tell you how much your program means to our students! They will benefit so much. Today they are already asking when they get to do it again.” –Allison Greene, reading specialist from Woodbrook Elementary

Pet Therapy Dog Bentley visiting Northside Library for Read to the Paw

Pet Therapy Dog Bentley visiting Northside Library for Read to the Paw