Who We Are

Pet Partners of Southern Arizona is a Community Partner of Pet Partners.

We are an all-volunteer group working in Pima (Tucson), Pinal and Cochise counties.  Our members currently include:

  • 75 registered Pet Partners therapy animal teams
  • 25 volunteers (without a therapy animal)
  • 5 nationally licensed therapy animal Team Evaluators
  • 3 nationally licensed therapy animal Team Instructors

We are currently visiting and active in many southern Arizona facilities including hospitals, crises centers, memory care, assisted living, law enforcement, reading programs, at-risk youth programs and community out-reach activities including the University of Arizona, Pima Community College and Davis-Monthan Airforce Base.

We have more requests for therapy animal teams than we have members!

That is why we are reaching out and INVITING YOU TO JOIN US.

Member benefits include:

  • Discounts for registration fees
  • Discounts for webinar fees
  • Mentoring for new teams
  • Facility assessments and contact
  • Quarterly eNewsletters
  • Advance notice of special activities such as UA Exam Week visits
  • Spring, Fall and Holiday socials for teams and volunteers 
  • Custom trading cards 
  • Custom free bandanas for your therapy animal

Our annual dues are $24 and our membership year runs from April1-March 31. Partial year dues will be prorated.

Please contact us at [email protected]  if you would like to join us or you have any other questions about us.