New England Pet Partners, Inc. P.O. Box 534 Pelham, NH 03076 © All Rights Reserved 2011
Training and Registration
Pet Assisted Therapy Foundational Training is integrated into group classes at Dog Talk Training and Wellness.
We encourage you to choose trainers/coaches who are aware of the needs of becoming a successful pet therapy team. Basic socialization and manners, gradual desensitization to sights, sounds and smells helps to grow happy, healthy and confident dogs, while integrating training, with the tools learned in class, into daily living and learning
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The relationship with our dogs matters, especially in stressful situations. ACT is about balance, relationship, education enrichment, well-
If you need additional mentoring to increase confidence or practice before a team evaluation, call 603-
Pets considered for a therapy program must enjoy interactions with people and be safely manageable in stressful situations. Owners/handlers will be engaging with staff, patients, family members, parents, and oftentimes, disenchanted people who don’t get “why a pet is in the facility”. Learning to carefully defuse stressful situations is a skill that bodes well if you are interested in pet assisted therapy. Dogs rely on us to guide them in situations where you may need to calm the chaos, redirect or manage interactions.
Becoming a Registered Pet Partner Team is a journey about relationship and process, one that is well worth the effort, if your intention is to share your pet with others and enjoy your dog’s company for a lifetime.
Feel free to call Pet Partners any time for help in clarifying how to register, set up your profile, and renew at
When you are ready to become a team, and book a Team Evaluation with New England Pet Partners, journey below for a summary of steps. Please read:
Please read How to become a Registered Pet Partner
Refer to the Online Pet Partner’s Team Handler’s Course
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 603-
For puppy / dog training class start dates journey to Dog Talk Events / We are New England Pet Partners, Inc.
Sign up for NEPP CONNECTS for our updates / events.
Team Evaluations are updated regularly at Pet Partners.
Team Evaluations De-
Licensed Team Evaluators
To become a Registered Pet Partner Team you and your dog (pet) must:
Team Evaluations are scheduled nationally.
To find a regional location visit Pet Partners or
New England Pet Partners, Community Pet Partners #46489 (New Hampshire).
Visit Events at this website for our Registration Form and Event Dates.
For prerequisites, training and practicums to become a Licensed Team Evaluator or Instructor please visit