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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Therapy Dog Skills Class Registration

Terms & Conditions of Registration

  • Class slots are filled in the order of first payment received. Submit your registration online, then send your check to finalize your registration.

    Send your check, payable to PAWSitive Therapy Troupe, to:

    Becky Jankowski 
    1312 Blanchard St
    Downers Grove IL 60516

  • There are no makeup dates for missed classes. There will be written homework each week for the Skills class, which can be emailed to you if you miss a class.
  • Since we are dealing exclusively with therapy dog candidates in the Skills class, any seriously aggressive behavior must result in immediate dismissal from the class with a proration of class fees as appropriate. If you are unsure of what whether or not your dog has aggression issues with people or with other dogs, please speak to the instructor before you register for the class.
  • In the event that the class has filled before we receive your payment, you will be notified by email and your check will be returned to you.



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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: