Animal Therapy



To enrich lives by promoting the human/animal bond exchanging unconditional love and healing, while advocating a standard of excellence for animal therapy training.


Serving children with special needs, geriatric, hospital/hospice patients, and Veterans with PTSD through:

  • Animal Therapy Program

  • Just Say WHOA to Bullying Program

  • COMING SOON... SOUL Buddies Animal Therapy Club at Windermere High School


Meet our registered Pet Partners' handler teams:

  1. Elaine Smith and Mariah 

  2. Brenda Smith and Ellie 

  3. Deanna Ramey and Hawkeye 

  4. Susan Nastasi with Shelton, Mariah, Ellie and Hawkeye.  

Want to join our team?


To learn more on how to serve our community and become a registered handler, call 407-509-1981


"The human-animal bond is a mutually beneficial and dynamic relationship between people and animals that positively influences the health and well-being of both."


(Credit Pet Partners