Central Oregon needs trained and qualified pet therapy teams! This workshop will provide you with the skills needed to visit with your animal safely in hospitals, nursing homes, classrooms, and other facilities. Also covered are the requirements to pass the Pet Partner Team evaluation. Your instructor will cover the following topics: how to tell if both you and your animal are a good fit for Pet Partners; how to prepare yourself and your animal for visits; special needs of specific client groups; facility health and safety codes; patient confidentiality. This class is for the human end of the leash. Do NOT bring your animal to class. Pet Partner Team Evaluations offered on an ongoing basis. Call Central Oregon Community College, Community Learning for more information.
Selina Witt 9:00am-05:00 Sat #28329 4/22/2017 COCC Bend CHLAB 301 Cost $125.00
Pet Partners Team Evaluation
Jack Barron 9:00am-05:00 Sat #18696 3/25/2017 COCC Bend CHLAB 301 Cost $45.00
St. Charles Hospital ER Staff Visit
"Shane" and "Annie" giving the ER staff at St. Charles some Christmas joy on December 24, 2016.
COCC Pet-A-Pup Stress Relief Day
On December 6, 2016, thirteen pet therapy teams helped COCC students relieve stress preparing for final exams.
Compassionate Canines therapy dog teams at Bend Pet Express
Going to the Dogs for Alzheimer's
Hobie and Daniel Day, Marketing Director of Aspen Ridge Retirement and Memory Care Living, taking a break from raising donations for Bend's annual Alzheimer's Memory Walk. Please join the Compassionate Canines of Central Oregon Team 2017. Canine Group joins walk for Alzheimer's
Bend Pet Express 10% Discount
If you are currently volunteering as a registered therapy team with your dog or cat, you qualify for a 10% discount at Bend Pet Express. Bend Pet Express -- Eastside and Westside locations -- will give you a 10% discount for all in store purchases and special orders. This discount is in recognition of what Therapy Dog and Cat Teams are doing as volunteers in the community. Must present proof of current therapy registration when purchasing to receive your discount.
RUFFWEAR Discount up to 50%
RUFFWEAR offers therapy dog teams up to a 50% discount. To sign up for the pro purchase program please go online to: ruffwear.com/pro Click on the Pro Purchase Program application. Completing parts of the the application. Group's name: Compassionate Canines of Central Oregon Classification: Service Dogs. Our therapy dogs are listed under this classification with RUFFWEAR knowing our dogs are NOT Service Dogs. Please note that this discount ONLY applies to online orders and this privilege is not to be misused by obtaining/sharing discounts with family and friends.