If you're a therapy handler interested in joining the National Newfie Therapy network, please fill out a volunteer application at:
All Therapy Handlers who would like their Newfoundland dogs to be included in the National Newfie Therapy network are asked to track their therapy volunteer work after each therapy visit by filling out this quick form:
There is no cost to therapy handlers (beyond the fee's associated directly with their registration with a nationally recognized pet therapy organization such as Pet Partners or Alliance of Therapy dogs) but there are countless benefits. Email us to learn more at:
Are you curious about what it takes to become a therapy dog handler?
Take this brief online evaluation to see if you and your pet have what it takes to become a therapy team:
We can help provide general information on what's involved and how to get started. Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We do ask that Newfoundland therapy dog handlers who want to be formally recognized as being a part of the
National Newfie Therapy Network become evaluated and registered with one of the following Pet Therapy organizations:
If these organizations are not in your area. Please let us know.
We also ask that all Newfie handlers commit to volunteering at least once a month and support our mission to aid:
Seriouslly ill individuals
In addition to any individual missions that the handler chooses to pursue
Newfoundland dogs make the most loving of pets. There is no greater joy than providing a forever home to a Newfie in need. If you would like to learn more about rescuing a Newfoundland dog click below.
If you'd like to learn more about Newfie ownership and care, subscribe to 'Lifestages' the Newfoundland Club of America's new puppy owner newsletter. Great for all Newfie Owners! You can also download your free copy of their book
'The Newfoundland and You'
The NCA will also introduce you to a Newfie Ambassador near you, if you need helpful hints about caring for your Newfie.
Other great resources for all Newfie Owners regarding their health and longevity can be found in the NCA health center. Check out these informative videos and links.
Recommended Reading List for Newfie Owners:
Watch this video to learn from Southeastern Newfoundland Club member and long-time Newfie owner, Tammy Hensley.
Learn more about Newfoundland care and health by visiting the
Newfoundland Club of America
There are incredible resources
for you on this website.
We are grateful to the Newfoundland Club of America for their ongoing research and education around health and longevity. There is an abundance of information in their Health Center which can provide information to help you best care for your Newfie.