All items must be checked off below, and the form dated and signed; by checking the boxes and signing the forms, you/the owner certify all requirements. Please attach a rabies certificate or clear proof of rabies (showing vaccination expiration date) from a veterinarian.
Government and hospital regulatory organizations require increasing diligence from health care facilities regarding patient care. For therapy dog programs, this means ensuring dogs are up to date with the rabies vaccination, clean, and in good health. Some healthcare facilities may require additional dog health records or vaccinations to satisfy individual program requirements.
TDV requires new members to produce proof that their canine candidate has been properly immunized for rabies before being tested. That proof must also accompany the membership application to be kept on file with TDV. Additionally, members may be asked to send updated vaccination paperwork each year during membership renewal.