PET THERAPY & PAWS-to-READ PROGRAMS

It’s well-known (and scientifically proven) that an interaction with a gentle and friendly pet has significant health and mental benefits.  If youPaws would like to join the volunteer team for our Pet Therapy and Paws-to-Read program, we would love to hear from you!  Click on the program you are interested in to read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Read Pet Therapy Program FAQs

If you would like to get involved and visit local area facilities in the Southern Maryland area with your pet. Download and print the Pet Therapy Volunteer Application.

If you would like to have our Pet Therapy animals visit your facility, please let us know, EMAIL us now.

Read the Paws-to-Read Program FAQs

reading2Volunteers from the Humane Society of Charles County will visit local libraries with their pets to interact with the young readers.  If you would like to be part of the Paws-to-Read Program, Download and print the Pet Therapy Volunteer Application.

If you would like to have our Pet Therapy animals visit your facility to interact and read with your guests, please let us know, EMAIL us now.

Once you have filled out the Pet Therapy Volunteer Application, please EMAIL the application.

Please call 301-645-8181 if you have any questions or would like to be put in contact with the Program’s Director.

Meet some of our Pet Therapy Pets