Mission Statement:


Empowers and motivates individuals to improve their physical and psychological health and well-being by harnessing the human-animal bond;

Provides goal-directed, interactive animal-assisted therapy services, free of charge, using volunteers and certified therapy dogs; and

Advances animal-assisted interventions through research and collaboration.

Clinical Program Leaders Needed

Canine Therapy Corps is in search of two incredible, knowledgeable, professional, and charismatic program leaders to join its team. Specifically, we are looking for individuals with at least three years of professional experience and demonstrated success delivering and administering:

Therapy (physical, occupational, or recreational) to individuals of all ages, particularly those recovering from traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, head traumas, strokes, burns, joint replacements, and other physical trauma


Psychosocial therapy or recovery programs for substance abuse patients.

Click here to learn more about these opportunities.

4th Annual Young Professionals Board "Gala in the White City"

Join us for the 4th annual Canine Therapy Corps (CTC) Young Professionals Board Gala!

This year's theme is "Gala in the White City" at Revel Downtown (440 W. Randolph). For attire, we encourage you dress in the "Black and White" theme (cocktail attire).

There will be an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction - all proceeds will go to CTC and their programs which benefit the Chicagoland community.

Tickets are on sale now!

Thank You to our 2015 Sponsors:

Media Sponsor

101.9 The Mix

Retriever Tier

Barnett Capital


Bulldog Tier

Frankenthal Foundation

Kraus Foundation

Beagle Tier

CGM Interactive

Cook Brothers

Gore Family

Mary Raleigh (in honor of Daisy)

RIchard & Deborah Rudy

Tasting Sponsors

Argo Tea

The Bedford

Black Dog Gelato

Carriage House

JR Dessert Bakery

Lou Malnati's 

Taylor Farms

Afterparty Sponsor




Colombia College Library De-stress Event - Fox News Chicago
December 10, 2014

Dogs Help Children with Autism
February 3, 2012

Reporting for Service with Bryan Anderson on WTTW-11
November 10, 2011

Therapy is Going to The Dogs
Northwestern University's Medill News Network
May 23, 2011

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Youtube Feature
March 2, 2011

WGN's Medical Watch - featuring Willow at her Northwestern Memorial Hospital visitation program


Woman fulfills promise to dying brother
May 2014

Make It Better Magazine: Give Support
February 2012

Therapy Dog Willow Steps into Star Role
January 24, 2011

Reaching Out to Kids to Promote Good Health
February 24, 2010