Therapy Animal Teams in Kansas City
Mo-Kan Pet Partners is a local Community Partner of Pet Partners, the nation’s largest and most prestigious nonprofit registering handlers of multiple species as volunteer teams providing Animal-Assisted Interventions. Our volunteers are trained and evaluated through Pet Partners processes. At a local level, we assist our members as they serve the health and educational facilities (hospitals, nursing homes, mental health programs, Veterans services, hospice organizations, schools) as well as camps, libraries, and community events.
Our members enjoy social opportunities, mentoring and ongoing educational enrichment.
- Become a Therapy Animal Team
- Where We Serve
- Looking for an animal team at your facility or organization?
- Make a Donation
Becoming a Therapy Team can be a very rewarding experience. Learn more today!
View our facilities and learn more information about the places we serve.
We will guide you through the process of finding an animal team for your facility or organization.
Mo-Kan Pet Partners appreciates your generous gifts to support our organization.
2020 Video Tribute In Memory of our Handlers & Partners
St. Joseph Pet Partners in the News:
Click here to watch Therapy Animals from St Joseph, Mo bringing joy to students during finals.
Taylor Hemness, News Anchor for KSHB 41 has developed a story about therapy animal teams. He and his crew accompanied our teams during a hospital visit as well as our recent Handler Course. He is very committed to promoting community awareness of the power of the Human – Animal Bond, the manner in which our teams serve and the need for more teams!
Julie Goodman and Jordan on KMBC. Julie explains the importance of the animal-human bond.
The link below will take you to the KMBC video.
Fox 4 shot video at Woodneath Library in Liberty, Mo on January 22, 2018, to showcase Pet Partners READ WITH ME program.
John LaRoe, President
Rachael Lavender, Vice President
Jan Andrews, Secretary
Brady Crist, Treasurer
Brenda Anderson, Member at Large
Robin Collie, Member at Large
Julie Goodman, Instructor
Amy Wurst, Evaluation Coordinator
“Open Position”, Special Events Coordinator