Pukalu, and Mukaluka Dirtypaws who began the therapy dog program at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center in 2010

Therapy Dog Information

How to Become a Therapy Dog Team

Learn how to become a registered therapy dog team in the greater Portland, OR / Vancouver, WA area, or elsewhere in the U.S.

Service, Emotional Support and Therapy Dogs

Learn the difference between service dogs, emotional support dogs, and therapy dogs, and where you can take them under U.S. law.

Muka's Dog Tricks Video

Watch Muka's tricks show he performs in hospital waiting rooms. And please note that therapy dogs do not need to do tricks!

Please do not hesitate to contact me if there is anything I can do to help you learn more about becoming a registered, insured therapy dog team volunteering in your community.

Peter Christensen
Salmon Creek, WA

My Hobby Websites

My Flower Frog Collection

Photos of my vintage flower frog collection.

The Complete Guide to Jigsaw Puzzle Terminology

A light-hearted reference guide describing terminology used in assembling jigsaw puzzles, and images of my personal puzzle collections.