Share the comfort of your Therapy Pet with terminally-ill patients


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


199 Steelmanville RoadEgg Harbor Township, NJ 08234


Caring Hospice Services in Mount Laurel is a unique, holistic and cost effective service designed to meet the social, emotional, spiritual and physical needs of their patients and families as they face terminal illness. The mission of Caring Hospice Services is to coordinate patient and family services while respecting their choices, values and beliefs.

Caring Hospice Services has patients in communities throughout southern New Jersey. They are looking for individuals who have an approved animal visitor (dog, cat, etc.) to vist terminally ill patients and their families to provide comfort, joy and companionship. Caring Hospice Services patients reside in private homes, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities throughout Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties.

Pet therapy volunteers help by providing companionship and a social outlet to patients. Pet therapy handlers must produce documented evidence of annual reputable therapy pet organization membership and veterinary visits attesting to good behavior, good health an current vaccinations. Caring Hospice Services will find a way to share your talents and interests with their patients and families.

Individualized training is provided free of charge without the need to travel to the Mount Laurel office. In keeping with Medicare requirements, background and medical checks are part of the training process.


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of four hours per month.
  • Volunteer must own a Certified Therapy Pet.
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