Resources for TLC Volunteers



Non Disclosure Agreement

Approved Personal Applicant Adoption Agreement

Approved Assisted Applicant Adoption Agreement

Therapy Dog Adjudicator Contract

Waiver of Liability for Adjudicators


Current TLC Emails

Liane Weber –

Corporate –

Crisis Counsellor –

Intake and Follow-up counsellor email –


Companion Paws Resources for Members:

Certified Members can access all Companion Paws documents and Skills Training videos on the Companion Paws Resources page. This page can also be found by clicking the Login button at the top navigation on the Companion Paws website, and then clicking Companion Paws Resources.


Companion Paws Flow Charts:




Temperament Assessment;

Temperament Assessment

Final Evaluation;

Testing Guidelines for Handlers

Testing Guidelines for Adjudicators


Final Evaluation Marking Test

Registration Documents;


Personal Therapy Dog Registration


Assisted Therapy Dog Registration

Assisted Therapy Dog Teams Rules


Visiting Therapy Dog Registration

Visiting Therapy Dog Team Rules

Visiting Volunteer Liability Waiver


Dog Search Standard Guidelines:

  • Age range of 1.5 to 5 year’s old
  • Good with dogs, kids and adults (cats when applicant has a cat(s)
  • Calm temperament
  • Low/medium energy level
  • Gentle, very friendly and loving
  • Confident (not timid or fearful or separation anxiety)
  • Healthy
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • 20-50 pounds (adjusted for specific needs of the applicant)
  • No aggression or reactivity
  • Not a jumper
  • Quiet (not a barker)

Sites for Available Dogs for Adoption:

  • Online Search for location dog rescues on Google in adoption area
  • (you can add notifications for when new dogs become available)
  • (you can add notifications for when new dogs become available)
  • Individual rescue websites and Facebook pages.

Rescues Spreadsheets

British Columbia Rescues

Guelph Rescues

Ottawa Dog Rescues

Ontario Rescues

Rescues in New Brunswick

Alberta Rescues

Quebec Rescues


Download Team Viewer (for software management system training)

Windows: Team Viewer

Mac: Team Viewer


NEON Software Management System

Click Here to access the NEON instructional page