Our Mission Statement

APP Handler team Dan Barnhill & Peoples with Victoria Stillwell at Boxerstock 2012

APP Handler team Dan Barnhill & Peoples with Victoria Stillwell at Boxerstock 2012

Our animals bring love and affection to those lonely for companionship. They often help people they visit to re-engage in life and start interacting with those around them and their world beyond.

APP Team Shelby and Delilah

APP Team Shelby and Delilah

It is the mission of Atlanta Pet Partners to provide registered Pet Partners® handler teams at no-cost to hospitals, assisted-living facilities, hospice, physical and occupational therapy centers, elementary schools, libraries, certified therapist-rehab centers, mental health programs, psychologists, retirement homes, community health centers, rehab programs, catastrophic community rescues and support events, disaster relief and bereavement services to bring peace and hope, joy, comfort, education and inspiration to those in need. We serve patients and families that are going through age and/or mental health or health-related crises. Through our pets’ unconditional love and acceptance, they bring smiles to the faces of both adults and children.

Our animals bring love and affection to those lonely for companionship. They often help people they visit to re-engage in life and start interacting with those around them and the world beyond.

We are proud to be an affiliate group of Pet Partners and to represent the leading authority in Animal-Assisted Activity and Animal-Assisted Therapy development.

All Atlanta Pet Partners teams are tested, qualified and registered through Pet Partners® to help those in need.