TheraPets Event Request

Please review the following before submitting request 
completion of this form does not guarantee TheraPets for your event 
*To give adequate time to find available volunteers, requests MUST be received a minimum 45 days in advance of your event.  
contact after submitting form if event is less than 45 days from today
*We can only consider events located in Central Iowa at this time.
*Free parking close to the event site must be provided to our volunteers.
*Maximum time TheraPets Teams can spend at any event is 2 hours. 
actual visit length is dependent on each animal's individual needs
*TheraPets cannot visit where/when food is being prepared nor served. 
*If outdoor event, proper shelter must be available. In cases of extreme weather, events without alternate locations may be cancelled.
*Unless otherwise noted, our volunteers may take & share photos of your event. If not allowed, specify in "Special Requirements" below. 

*Please tag #ARLTheraPets in any photos you share on social media!

As a non-profit, the ARL relies solely on donations to provide funding for our TheraPets program. To make a one-time or monthly donation and help support TheraPets programming, click here and reference "TheraPets".

All fields marked with * are required.

This form is for Event Requests only. If you are a care facility requesting visits, please fill out this form.

Person Submitting Request
Point of Contact Day-of Event (if different from above)

Event Information

PLEASE NOTE: Due to current high demand/limited volunteer availability, TheraPets events restricted to 90 minutes until further notice

Event Location Information

While we try to accommodate events the best we can, demand for services sometimes exceeds our capacity to satisfy all requests.
Please keep this in mind when submitting your request.