Become a Therapy Team

How to Become a PAWS Therapy Team

Are you and your pet ready for PAWS?

Click here to find out!


Steps to Membership

sign-up1. Create a Therapy Team Profile and complete the Application by clicking here

Concerned that your pet needs to work on a few behaviors?  Click here for information about classes to help you get ready.

3. Complete a phone intake interview (you will be contacted by PAWS for this)

4. Complete Orientation paperwork (which will be sent to you via e-mail following your phone interview)

5. Attend an Orientation/Standards of Excellence (STEX) Workshop

– Click here for upcoming dates
– Testing & Training fees are collected at Orientation (click here for the fee schedule)

6. Pass the STEX Test

7. Attend PAWS Basic Training

– Click here for  upcoming date
– Membership fees are collected at this time (click here for the fee schedule)
– Schedule your first visit

8. Go on your first visit with a PAWS staff member

Congratulations – you are now a PAWS therapy team!

Please e-mail Julie ( with any questions about becoming a member.

Questions about our membership process?

Watch our training video below to walk you through the steps to becoming a PAWS therapy team!

Information for Prospective Therapy Teams

Paperwork to Bring to Orientation

 Pet Health Record – to be completed by your veterinarian
 Member Photo Permission Release Form
 Raw Protein Diet Policy Agreement

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