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  • Do you love being around and interacting with adults and/or children?
  • Are you comfortable in a nursing home, children’s facility, library, medical setting, etc.?
  • Do you enjoy giving back to the community in a volunteer capacity?
  • Can you volunteer once every two months?​
  • Do you maintain your canine’s medical records, annual physical and vaccinations up-to-date?
  • ​​Invisible Paw Prints will accept any breed with the exception of any state laws prohibiting specific breeds of dogs in that particular state.
  • Yes to the above? Then let's get started!

There is no perfectly behaved dog.  Your dog should simply  listen to you when commanded to do so 

Are you the right person to become a therapy dog team?

  • Therapy dogs do not have to be perfectly behaved dogs.
  • Minimum eight months old to test (younger dogs can receive waiver).
  • Shouldn't bark, lick, or jump excessively.
  • The handlers test? Left turn, right turn, sit or stand for 15 seconds, meet another dog (5' apart at all times), etc.
  • Must show the following requirements/records current within one year from your veterinarian:
    • Annual physical
    • Rabies vaccine
    • Initial vaccinations: Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvovirus
    • Fecal exam within one year (negative test)

Becoming an Invisible paw Prints member

  • Membership is available in ALL states. The Invisible Paw Prints testing process is simple! The button link below contains the downloadable IPP Membership Guidelines in one easy to read package. 
  • Once you complete the testing, email your test results, other required documents, then remit your annual IPP tax deductible Membership fee of $45 below via Paypal.  ​
  • ​Once the testing and observation process is complete, you will receive a registration certificate, ID Card, custom Invisible Paw Prints bandanna, and liability insurance coverage! Then contact an organization(s) in your community to begin your new journey!