Joana is a certified evaluator and volunteer for Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs. Joana and her dog Maya had been visiting various health care facilities and schools for over six years. Maya received an Animal Hall of Fame Award for Therapy Efforts Given in Relation to September 11, 2001. Joana has introduced Therapy Dog programs to several nursing homes, hospitals, libraries and schools throughout Northern New Jersey. If you are interested in training your dog to become a Therapy Dog, please contact Sit and Stay and we can provide the appropriate training program. Become part of a wonderful and gratifying way to brighten other’s lives as well as your own.
Therapy Dog Training and Evaluation offered only in New Jersey, and certification is offered to teams enrolled in the group class.