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Pet Partners®


Contact Information

Paula Scott-Ginn
875 124th Avenue NE
Suite 101
Bellevue, WA 98005

425-679-5500 (Voice),
425-679-5539 (FAX),

Internet Resources


Abstract

Pet Partners®, formerly Delta Society®, was established in 1977. The mission of the organization is to improve human health through therapy, service and companion animals. Pet Partners provides INFORMATION about service dogs and a directory of service dog trainers on their website; they do not train or place service dogs. Pet Partners also provides training for HANDLERS, evaluation and registration for people/animal teams who want to provide animal-assisted activities/therapy in their communities through their Therapy Animal Program. Pet Partners provides information about research done on the health benefits of pets and animal-assisted therapy on their website.

Publications

Interactions, a semiannual magazine, keeps members up to date on the latest research and programs. Audio-visual materials, books, articles, online bibliography and other reference materials published on the subject of human-animal interactions.

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Notes

updated contact info, Abstract, Details--MP 8.30.12: Inactivated docs. related to pet-assisted therapy per ODPHP request. However, orgs. dealing with service animals, guide dogs, pet-assisted therapy, etc. will remain in the database. - RY

Audit

Date Entered: 9/1/1997
Date Edited: 8/30/2012
Date Revised: 7/31/2012
Health Referral Number: HR2375
Accession Number: DP91A0906

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