Benefits for you and your dog


Industry experience

Structured Learning

Community Work


Dog evaluation and temperament test

Police clearance


In house classroom training 

Industry placement.

course materials

Access to the staff portal



Identification badge

dog bandanna

Award Titles

Therapeutic Dog Services Incorporated awards official titles to dogs and their owners who have worked to improve the lives of the people they have visited. Therapy Dog titles can be earned by dogs who have qualified with Therapeutic Dog Services Incorporated and have performed the required number of visits.

Industry Experience

Industry partner experience, placement and community work

Insurance Inclusion, commercial liability insurance (accreditation requirements must be up held)

Receive pet therapy volunteering, employment training and industry placement

Receive mentor, supervision and support


Receive access to online professional development training and certification

Certificate of appreciation and certification (on completion on your 6 months industry placement)


Networking opportunities

Chances for recognition

May be identified as a contact for local or national media

May have opportunities to take part in research studies

Professional Development


Therapeutic Dog Services publications

Remain in the organisations data base

Invited to Therapeutic Dog Services social group activities

Invite to Annual General Meeting