Therapy Dog Training
& Certification

Boost Workplace Well-being: Certified Therapy Dogs for Businesses

Therapy Dog Training & Certification

Welcome to our page dedicated to the transformative potential of certified therapy dogs in client-assisted therapy and workplace environments. In a time where the efficacy of therapy and client well-being are paramount, introducing a certified therapy dog into your business can be a game-changer. These certified canine companions not only bring comfort and support to clients but also play a vital role in enhancing the effectiveness of therapeutic services. Moreover, therapy dogs create a welcoming atmosphere that fosters trust and relaxation for clients in need. While also boosting employee morale and creating a positive workplace environment, this page serves as your comprehensive guide to understanding the profound benefits of having a therapy dog in both client-assisted therapy settings and the workplace. Discover how a certified therapy dog can elevate your therapeutic practices and enhance the well-being of both clients and employees, creating a happier, healthier, and more productive environment for all.

About PCT Therapy Dogs

Therapy Dogs are a wonderful way to provide comfort, support and friendship to your clients whether you own or operate dental practices, medical clinics, psychologists and therapists offices, law firms, rehabilitation centres, speech-language pathologists, chiropractic clinics, optometry clinics, audiologists, massage therapy studios, aesthetician and spa services, acupuncture and alternative medicine practices, nutritionists and dietitians, financial planning and consulting services, real estate agencies, funeral homes or other.


PCT Therapy Dogs can assist you in achieving your Therapy Dog goals through our all-inclusive Therapy Dog Training and Certification program.


We help you from start to finish from the initial assessment and training your prospective therapy dog to introducing the dog into your workplace.

Therapy Dog Certification

Certification is a crucial step in harnessing the potential of therapy dogs in various client-based businesses. We understand the importance of ensuring that these canine companions are not only well-behaved but also trained to provide the best support to clients. Our certification process is designed to meet the highest standards, equipping your therapy dog with the skills and temperament needed to excel in their role. From obedience training to socialisation and stress management, our certification program covers all aspects, guaranteeing that your therapy dog is prepared to make a positive impact in your chosen field. Whether you’re a healthcare professional, therapist, lawyer, or practitioner in any client-based business, our certification process will provide you with the assurance that your therapy dog is ready to create a comforting and supportive environment for your clients.

Become A Registered Therapy Dog Facility

The benefits to the Visit Recipients of a Therapy Dog Team are many-fold, but include:


  • Decreased stress and anxiety
  • Increased comfort in stressful situations
  • Increased development of social skills through a non-judgmental “friend”
  • Increased development of appropriate interpersonal skills including empathy
  • Increased rapport between a professional and their patient or client


And more…

How Do You Start – What is the process?

  1. Get in touch with Charlotte via the enquiry form on our contact page.
  2. Charlotte will book in a date and time for your initial consultation where you can make a plan about training your therapy dog and booking an assessment for certification.
  3. Charlotte will help you train your therapy dog and conduct a certification exam upon completion.

There are 4 stages to our Therapy Dog Program:

  • Stage 1 – The Initial Interview
  • Stage 2 – Training
  • Stage 3 – The Assessment
  • Stage 4 – Certification, Placement & Renewal

More Information


Please contact Paws, Claws & Tails before booking in for any Therapy Dog Training.

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