Furry Friends Pet Assisted Therapy Services

Interested In Volunteering With
Furry Friends?

The list below includes all the information and forms you need to become a Furry Friends volunteer in San Mateo, Santa Clara or Santa Cruz counties. You can print the information and forms below, or access our on-line request for application materials to be mailed to you.


Please note: Furry Friends Pet Assisted Therapy Services is an all volunteer organization with no full time staff. We always try to respond as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Process Description

Get the details of how to join Furry Friends.

General Information

Download general information about Furry Friends, including frequently asked questions, a volunteer checklist and Furry Friends’ bylaws.

NOTE: Before signing up for a Reading Buddies class, you must complete 6 months of visits on another Furry Friends team.

New Volunteer Forms and Application

Download PDF versions of our application forms, and pay your volunteer fee by PayPal or check.

If you can’t access or print PDF documents, you can also complete an on-line application request for the forms to be mailed to your address.

Volunteer and Class Fees

Review Furry Friends’ volunteer and class fees. You can also use PayPal to complete your dues on-line.

Listing of Furry Friends Sites

See a listing of all of the facilities where Furry Friends visit.

Class Schedule

Review our schedule of new orientation classes. Every volunteer and their pet are required to attend an hour-and-a-half evaluation course. You will be placed in a class after your forms are submitted and reviewed.