North Carolina Pet Partners®

Helping people live healthier and happier lives by sharing the healing power of pets.


NCPP recommends two excellent dog obedience training facilities:

AKC Therapy Dog Program

Pet Partners announces its participation in American Kennel Club?s Therapy Dog Program.  The program recognizes AKC-registered dogs and their humans for significant achievements in helping others by volunteering as a therapy dog team.  Dogs that are registered with Pet Partners or another AKC-recognized therapy animal organization and that have completed 50 or more community visits are eligible for the AKC Therapy Dog title (THD).  For more information and an application, visit:


American Red Cross Dog First Aid

Dog First Aid is a valuable resource for dog owners, as well as dog handlers for therapy dogs, police K-9 units, and search and rescue units.  This guide provides information on:

  • Symptoms and care for nearly 70 common canine ailments and emergencies
  • Instructions for creating a pet first aid kit and giving medications
  • How to recognize and respond to a medical emergency until veterinary care is available
  • Tips for maintaining your pet's health and well-being
  • Includes a DVD demonstrating how to perform many of the first aid steps demonstrated in the book; running time:  30 minutes 

 Click here to order your copy of Dog First Aid.