The Hong Kong Therapy Dog Association was established in 2014 and is the first non-profit making therapy dog services organization.
Our principle is to develop a therapy dog registration system, outline a set of comprehensive and effective trainings to empower both volunteers and dogs to participate in therapy dog services. Leaded by our Professional Social Workers and Dog Trainers, etc., in-depth therapy dog services in different types of intervention such as visiting, group activities and one-on-one counseling, will be delivered to people in mental homes, children shelters, schools, elderly centers, and other needy people, etc.
The Association aims to provide mental and physical therapy to needy people helping them to deal with stressful situation, overcome disaster situation and to improve their learning difficulties.
- Regulate therapy dog formalities
- Build up social capital to engage in therapy dog services
- Promote diversified community cares
Through collaborations, committed to the development of an esteemed, sharing and caring community with the times.