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Pet Therapy Hospital Visit

Providing Comfort

Therapy Animals can provide positive interactions to patients in hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, assisted living centers, senior centers and hospices.

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Pet Therapy School Visit

Providing Smiles

Our goal is to provide smiles for those we visit. From schools to libraries and children's camps, our therapy animals have an impact on those we visit!

Canine Hearts for the Community

We are an all volunteer organization dedicated to conducting Animal Assisted Activities and Animal Assisted Therapy in Clarksville / Montgomery County, Ft. Campbell / Christian County, Dickson County and Houston County. Our goal is to provide quality interactions those we visit using qualified and tested teams at no cost to the community. We visit hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living centers, senior centers, hospices, schools, libraries and camps to provide comfort and smiles.



In order to join Tender Paws, you and your dog must pass an Initial Screening. We will then mentor you through the Pet Partners (formally Delta Society) registration process. Click the following links to learn more. Registering as a Volunteer for Pet Partners; Pet Partners Process to Sign Up for Team Evaluation; Pet Partners Process to Sign Up for a Handler Workshop; Visit PetPartners.org to learn more about becoming a registered team.