Therapy dogs

VIP's Goal Oriented Therapy Teams (G.O.T. Dogs) are the Heart & Soul of our Organization

Together, you and your pet can bring joy and comfort to those who need it most!

VIP's certified dog therapy teams provide Goal Oriented Therapy (G.O.T Dogs) to people dealing with emotional and physical life changes. They deliver positive distraction, motivation, empathy, and compassion.

VIP Dog Teams mission is to train therapy dogs to react and respond to people and their environment, under the guidance and direction of their owners our Therapy dogs can be used as part of animal-assisted therapy. We call these G.O.T. Dogs (Goal Oriented Therapy Dogs). G.O.T. Dogs aim to improve a person's social, cognitive and emotional functioning along with providing affection and a sense of comfort to individuals

To become a certified team with VIP, you and your dog must be committed to completing our certification process. Start by going to our Volunteer page (click on Volunteer)

Puppy Training Curriculum

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VIP Dog Teams uses only positive reinforcement training, a proven method based on sound scientific principles. VIP Dog Teams is a non-profit 501(c) (3). Our EIN#81-2995293

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