Ottawa Therapy Dogs


As a volunteer-based not-for-profit, the support of donors like you is integral in ensuring we can continue to deliver our programming to those who need it most. Whether it be comforting a child facing life-saving medical treatment, providing support to a youth coping with mental health challenges, or encouraging a student struggling with reading and writing—these are just some of the ways that your generosity is transformative. Thank you for supporting Ottawa Therapy Dogs and helping us leave a lasting impact on the lives of vulnerable individuals in our community.

Support Children Undergoing Medical Treatment

As a supporter to this fund, you are helping to ensure that we can provide increased access to our therapy dog teams for children receiving medical treatment at our partner facilities.

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Encourage Children Learning to Read

Your support to this fund will go directly towards the Reading Education Assistance Dogs program (R.E.A.D.), which helps children improve their reading and communication skills by using therapy dogs as reading companions.

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Support the Mental Health of Children & Youth

Your generosity towards this fund will help us create healthier communities, by ensuring our teams can provide 'pawsitive' support to children and youth coping with mental health challenges.

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Empower Children through our Paw-Pal Program

Your support to the Paw-Pal Program will help enhance the literacy and well-being of elementary school students in our community, as it provides the unique opportunity for children to write and read letters both to and from our participating dogs.

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Dedicate a Donation

Make a donation to Ottawa Therapy Dogs in honour of, or in memory of an individual.

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