Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs Society (VICD)
A non-profit organization that matches rescue dogs to veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Too often the trauma of service leaves veterans with deep scars that make regular life challenging, if not impossible.
At Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs, our goal is to offer our veterans and their families a reprieve from the suffering.

Pacific Animal Therapy Society (PATS)
PATS mission is to enhance the quality of care given to our clients by our visits with pets
Volunteers take their pets to visit hospitals, retirement facilities, group homes, schools, preschools, daycares, libraries and other facilities where residents benefit from interaction with pets.

St. John Ambulance therapy dog program
Improving lives on a daily basis, the St. John Ambulance therapy dog program brings joy and comfort to the sick, lonely and those who need a friendly visit.

Pacific Assistance Dogs (PADS)
PADS breeds, raises, trains and supports certified assistance dogs, partnering them with people living with disabilities, and with community care professionals.

BC & Alberta Guide Dogs
BC & Alberta Guide Dogs breeds, raises and professionally trains Guide Dogs for individuals who are blind or visually-impaired and Autism Support Dogs for children with profound autism aged 3-10  and their families.

Lions Foundation Dog Guides
Whether you are seeking the assistance of a Dog Guide, wanting to learn more about what they do, interested in making a donation, or volunteering your time, you can find the answers to all of your questions here on this site

Pets & Animal Therapy for Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Families
A pet or service animal can help a child with autism to develop social skills, maintain scheduling and routine, and relax when stressed. The bond between humans and animals has been shown, through many psychological studies, to improve mental and physical health.

CHIRON Medicine Horses
Visiting with the medicine horses can allow an intimate healing experience. As we feel the horses work with us to bring back a balanced and grounded state, this work helps us to help ourselves.

Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association
Provides a therapeutic riding program for children and adults with disabilities that promotes and enriches their physical, psychological and social well-being.

Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association

ETRA Therapeutic Riding Association
Pyramid Stables and Farm Inc. 7581 Harby Rd, Lantzville.
250 248 6614