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"Dogs Helping Humans"

                   Therapeutic Dog Services Incorporated

Meet our Community Dog Visiting Team Members

Community Dog Visiting Program, volunteers take their good-natured dogs to many facilities across Adelaide including aged care facilities, hospitals, rehabilitation centres, disability and service the general public.

The aim of the program is to help improve the wellbeing of patients, residents and their families through positive contact with visiting volunteers and their dogs.

Important Information: Our Community Dogs and Handler Criteria

Veterinarian Health Clearance: Temperament tested, health check, vaccinations and any other requirements recommended by the veterinarian.
Vaccinated: Up to date with yearly required vaccinations (C5)
Temperament Tested: Dogs are temperament tested by an animal assisted interventions evaluator
Insurance: covered by a $20M Comprehensive Insurance, General Liability $20M, and Volunteers Insurance.
Training: Volunteers are required to complete Compulsory and Professional Development training courses.
Police Clearance: each and every volunteer/staff member hold a current police clearance certificate

Latest Members

Congratulations! Commencing their mandatory Training

Antoinette & Mia

Community Dog Visiting Team

Breed:  Sheltie

Owner: Antoinette

Commencing May 2018

Jenny & Chloe

Community Dog Visiting Team

Breed:  Maltese/Shitzu

Owner: Jenny

Commencing May 2018

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Our Newest Team Members

In Training April 2018

Kay & Jasper

Community Dog Visiting Team

Breed:  Westie

Owner: Kay

Commencing April 2018

Clare & Pippa

Community Dog Visiting Team

Breed:  Retriever X Lab

Owner: Clare

Commencing April 2018

Jessica & Darcy

Community Dog Visiting Team

Breed:  Charles Spaniel Cocker

Owner: Jessica

Commencing April 2018

Kim & Ben

Community Dog Visiting Team

Breed:  German Shepherd

Owner: Kym

Commencing April 2018

Our Visiting Dog Teams

In Training January 2018

Merridy & Baz

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Labrador X
Owner: Merridy
Commenced 2018

Lauren & Ben

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Dalmation
Owner: Lauren
Commencing 2018

Robyn & Harrison

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Cavoodle
Owner: Robin
Commencing  2018

Andra & Doris

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Irish Wolfhound
Owner: Andra
Commencing  2018

Our Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Annie, Denzil & Chilli

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Black Labrador
Owner: Denzil & Annie
Commenced 2015

Anthea & Rex

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Pom X Chihuhua
Owner: Anthea
Commenced 2018

Barbara & Zoe

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Silky Terrier/Schipperke
Owner: Barbara
Commenced 2016

Betty & Mason

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Lagotto
Owner: Betty
Commenced 2017

Our Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Bronwyn & Spike

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Stumpy Tailed - Blue Heeler
Owner: Bronnie
Commenced April 2016

Cheryl: Abby & Bella

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Maltese X
Owner: Cheryl
Commenced April 2014

David & Rassilon

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Greyhound
Owner: David
Commenced April 2017

Dianna & Ruppert

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: English Springer Spaniel
Owner: Dianna
Commenced April 2017

Our Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Dot & Leo

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Tibetian Spaniel
Owner: Dot
Commenced 2015

Eliza & Archie

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Border Collie
Owner: Eliza
Commenced 2017

Emily & Dinky

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Pomeranian
Owner: Emily
Commenced 2017

Jane & Kip

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Australian Shepherd
Owner: Jane
Commenced 2017

Our Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Jillie & Tuppence

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  King Charles Spaniel
Owner: Jillie
Commenced 2017

Josie & Betty

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  King Charles Spaniel
Owner: Josie
Commenced 2016

Julie & Lily

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Greyhound
Owner: Julie
Commenced 2017

Karen & Pablo

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Spoodle
Owner: Karen
Commenced 2015

Our Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Katrina & Bodie

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Portuguese Water Dog
Owner: Katrina
Commenced 2017

Kerry & Neo

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Cairn Terrier
Owner: Kerry
Commenced 2017

Kelly & Jaxen

Commencing Soon
Breed:  Boxer
Owner: Kerry
Not Commenced Yet

Lani & Archie

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Terrier X
Owner: Lani
Commenced 2017

Our Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Leon & Prince

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Toy Poodle
Owner: Leon
Commenced 2016

Liz & Jaffa

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Groodle
Owner: Liz
Commenced 2017

Marlene & Romeo

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Australian Shepherd
Owner: Marlene
Commenced 2017

Marilyn & Bosco

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Labrodor
Owner: Marilyn
Commenced 2017

Our Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Megan & Stella

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  German Short Haired Pointer
Owner: Megan
Commenced 2016

Melissa & Ruby

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  King Charles Spaniel
Owner: Melissa
Commenced 2016

Mieke & Boris

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Schnauzer mini
Owner: Mieke
Commenced 2017

Michael & Sunny

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Golden Retriever
Owner: Michael
Commenced 2016

Our Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Michelle & Dexter

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Greyhound
Owner: Michelle
Commenced 2017

Rachael & Ella/Sully

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Cavoodle / Mixed Terrier
Owner: Rachael
Commenced 2016

Sarah & Zippy

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Greyhound
Owner: Sarah
Commenced 2017

Sue & Taylor

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Greyhound
Owner: Sarah
Commenced 2017

Our Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Sue & Ruby

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Boxer
Owner: Sue
Commenced 2017

Tracey & Mason

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Lagotto
Owner: Tracey
Commenced 2017

Lu Lu

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:   Chihuahua
Owner: Gary
Commenced 2015

Debra/Jennifer & Tyson

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Labrador
Owner: Debra 
Commenced 2017

Our Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Edna

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Jack Russell X Chihuahua
Owner: Allan & Suzanne
 

Ben

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:Labrador
Owner: Thalia

Barney

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Chocolate Labrador
Owner: Sue

Kira

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  American Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Owners: Kelly & Partner
 

 Our Previous Visiting Dog Teams

Masters of sharing the LOVE

Meeka

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Chi X Tenterfield
Owner: Troy 
 

Mate

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Snoodle
Owner: Bob
 

Winnie

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Golden Labrador
Owner: Deanna
 

Sunny

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  Cattle dog cross
Owner: Uschi
 

In Memory

Masters of Making A Difference

Miss Adelaide

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed: Breed: Irish Wolfhound
Owner: Jodie M
 June 2016 - 2017

Karma

Community Dog Visiting Team 
Breed:  Keeshond 
Owner: Cheryl R
 2015 - 2017

Sweet Pea

Community Dog Visiting Team
Breed:  
Owner: Dot R
 2015 - 2016