Mission Statement

Therapy Dogs United, Inc. inspires physical and emotional healing through the use of interactive animal-assisted therapy and humane education.

About Therapy Dogs United

Therapy Dogs United, Inc. ~ Dogs Supporting People.We are a 501(c)3 public charity. Our visitation and research-based programs are scheduled as group and individual sessions. All therapeutic or animal-assisted therapy dog visits are made by certified therapy dog teams registered through our nonprofit agency. Our services are provided as a community service throughout Northwestern Pennsylvania (Erie and Greater Pittsburgh region) and Western New York.Our dedicated team of certified volunteers work hand-in-hand with medical, educational, and social service professionals or one-on-one with patients to provide therapeutic and physical therapy. TDU makes daily visits to schools and learning institutions, book stores, homeless shelters, senior and nursing communities, hospice facilities, family service organizations, reading clubs, rehabilitation centers, and beyond. With permission, we often provide a photo of our working therapy dogs for the Member Agency to keep. Visits to large groups are typically followed up with an "official" card from our therapy dog teams.What is a Therapy Dog? A therapy dog is a friend to everyone!Therapy dogs are extremely patient and loving - and provide great companionship.Therapy Dogs United, Inc. brings only the best-natured, and most well-trained dogs to your location, freeof charge!Reliability and training is the backbone of our agency.We visit hospitals, rehabilitation and hospice facilities, schools, senior centers, nursing communities, homeless shelters, homes for youth at-risk, bereavement centers and beyond.Our successful outreach programs are tailored to meet your specific needs...and our programs are growing every day!If you're looking for emotional or physical support, look no further - you've come to the right place.Anyone can benefit from the unique animal-to-human bond.It's not just our mission; it's our personal commitment to you.

Contact Information

Pat Christianson
Phone: 814-456-3647