Mission Statement

The PAWSitive Therapy Troupe is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to sharing registered therapy dogs with individuals in a wide variety of health care and educational settings--bringing comfort, support and encouragement through the unique healing power of the human-animal bond.


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Meet Our Active Therapy Dogs




Breezewood The Strength of Samson (Samson)


Golden Retriever

Birth Date

August 7, 2017


65 lbs.


Samson is sweet and affectionate and always strives to be a good boy. He loves people of all ages and enjoys being talked to and petted. He loves, loves, loves to play BALL! Squeaky tennis balls are the best! Samson is very attached to his older Golden sister, Sailor, and plays with her constantly. They are the best of buddies!


  • Puppy kindergarten
  • Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced training classes    
  • Multiple trick classes
  • Therapy dog prep classes
Awards / Titles
  • Canine Good Citizen
  • AKC Trick Dog Novice and Intermediate titles (Will soon test for the Advanced title)
  • AKC Fit Dog
  • Pet Partners Certification

How do you know that your dog loves therapy work?

Samson smiles and snuggles with people as they pet him. He seems to know that he brings happiness and comfort. Aside from playing ball, being petted is the next best.

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Contact Us

For general information on Animal-Assisted Activities/Therapy, visit the Pet Partners web site.

If you are already a registered Pet Partner Team and would like to become involved yourself, please fill out our online application.

If you have further questions about the PAWSitive Therapy Troupe, contact us at: