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Just For You!


Dinner Out with the Dogs

Wednesday, August 24th
6:00 P.M.


3000 Highland Drive, Millcreek

We will be dining on the dog-friendly patio. Family, friends, and dogs who would enjoy chilling with the crowd of people and other dogs are welcome!

We ask one dog per person, please.

If you plan on attending, please RSVP with the number of humans and dogs in your party by clicking on the button below or calling the office at (801) 272-3439.


Dog Language Class

Saturday, August 20th

9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Presbyterian Church of Ogden

880 28th St., Ogden

Continuing Education Class:

Understanding Dog Language by Catherine Cookson

All teams are required to take this class within their first year of volunteering.

If you have already taken it, you do not need to sign up again, but you are welcome to.

If you have never taken this class, please sign up, it is a wonderfully educational experience. The class is free to our ITA members and $10 for additional guests you might like to bring.

RSVP: 801-272-3439 or email

Class description:

Dogs communicate volumes with their bodies. Learning to “read” what our dogs are saying requires that we observe the subtleties of expression, posture and movement, as well as muscle tension, orientation and use of space. It also requires we interpret our observations accurately.

This Dog Language class is based on the science of Ethology and Animal Behavior, Proxemics and Kinesics, and lays a foundation for understanding dog language. We focus on the signals likely to be seen in therapy scenarios, discussing techniques for maintaining communication throughout a visit that enable us to respond appropriately to our partners’ experiences.


Upcoming Team Screenings

Sunday, September 18th

Sunday, November 13th

Please check your badge. If you and your therapy partner are due to re-test, please sign up for a screening!

To sign up, contact Karen Burns: OR (801) 272-3439 

Location: ITA Office

4050 S. 2700 E. Salt Lake City, UT

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Bonfire Store:

Fun Shirts by ITA!

If you missed out on getting yourself any of our cute shirt designs in the past, the worry is over! All of our past Bonfire Campaigns are now available again! 

Every purchase from our store on Bonfire gives ITA a percentage of the sale. This is a fun way to support ITA while also getting yourself or someone else a fun and unique shirt!

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Giving Fur-iends

Call us today!

Help us give with these stuffed therapy fur-iends! Send one, five, or 24 stuffed dogs accompanied by a book to give to patients at a facility of your choice!

  • Give a gift of $25 and we will send 1 cuddly fur-iend and a book to a patient at a facility of your choice, or as a gift to any child you request!

  • Give a gift of $100 and we will send 5 sweet fur-iends and books!

Call Intermountain Therapy Animals at

(801) 272-3439 to send some cuddly Fur-iends!


Feature Your Therapy Animal!

Send us pictures!

Do you want your therapy animal featured on our social media? Send us any pictures you have, we'd love to put them on our Facebook and Instagram!

Send pictures to:

Text your pictures to: (801) 885-4917

Send them on Instagram: @Intermountain.Therapy.Animals

Or email them to:

If you have any questions, please contact the ITA office at (801) 272-3439