Nation’s Leading Dog Therapy Organization Shoots Self in Foot with Ban on Raw-Fed Pets

dog therapyIn a move that stunned its membership, affiliates and raw pet food enthusiasts across the U.S., on May 19th the Delta Society officially banned raw fed pets from their Pet Partners therapy program.

Delta Society, the nation's leading therapy dog organization, is an international effort with over 10,000 Pet Partner teams in all 50 states and several other countries.

Pet Partners trains people and their therapy pets to participate in animal visiting programs at schools, hospitals, rehab centers, nursing homes and other similar facilities.

The ban extends to any therapy pet living in a home where raw food is fed, even if the Pet Partner animal is eating cooked or processed food.

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