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Thank you for your interest in becoming a PRAAT certified Animal Assisted Therapy team!

Here is a summary of the steps involved in the screening process.

Step 1:

Contact us and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have about the program:

PRAAT office 631-207-9325
Step 2:

The screening dates vary. Call or email us for updated information. Screenings are by appointment only.  Please contact us so we can add you and your dog to the schedule for one of the upcoming screening dates.  There are a few things we ask you to do before attending the screening:

Watch this PRAAT Video which shows some therapy teams in action and gives more information about the program.

Download and print the Volunteer Contract (PDF). You will need to complete this contract as it will be requred at the screening.

Obtain a copy of your dog's vaccination history from your veterinarian.  Please bring this to the screening also.  For the safety of the dogs and our clients, the following items must be kept up to date, year-round, on all dogs in the program:

  • Distemper Parvo vaccine
  • Rabies vaccine
  • Kennel cough (Bordatella bronchiseptica) vaccine
  • Annual heartworm test
  • Annual intestinal parasite (fecal) test
  • Monthly parasite prevention (Sentinel, Advantage, Advantix, Frontline, Revolution, Heart Guard)

For more information on what is required to be involved, please go to Get Involved.

Step 3: Once our staff has scheduled you for one of the upcoming screening dates you can verify by checking the list below.  (Please note: It may take 24-48 hours for the information to be posted on this webpage.)




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