FIDO/Pet-assisted therapy hospice volunteer team


Cause Areas


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


Portland Metro AreaPortland, OR 97210

One of our active volunteers on a hospice visit


Kaiser Permanente hospice volunteers who have registered pet-assisted therapy animals to visit patients currently on Kaiser Permanente Hospice service. These companionship visits have the goal of enhancing patients’ psychosocial well-being through safe animal contact. It is not the role of the pet-assisted therapy team to assist or care for a patient’s physical needs or be involved in any therapeutic practice involving therapeutic outcomes. Volunteers and pet assisted therapy dogs will visit patients living in facilities only.


  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Up to 4 hours/week
  • Hospice Volunteer Training/Registered assisted pet-therapy dog

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