Dedicated to enhancing the life experiences of all through interaction/contact with therapy dogs



ORIENTATION/EVALUATION DATES:   The upcoming Orientation and Evaluation dates are:

There are limited spots available for each evaluation. If you plan on attending an orientation/evaluation, you will need to call the Extension Office (816-279-1691) to sign up. 


FALL ORIENTATION:    October 18 & 25

(Both dates required Volunteers only, NO DOGS)

TIME:                           6:00 p.m.

LOCATION:                  Abundant Life Center 

                                    5130 Faraon 

                                    St. Joseph, MO




FALL EVALUATION:       November 1

TIME:                          6:00 p.m.  

LOCATION:                 Abundant Life Center 

                                   5130 Faraon 

                                   St. Joseph, MO




2019 SPRING EVALUATION:    To be determined

(Volunteers only, NO DOGS)



2019 FALL EVALUATION:       To be determined



  • Executive Committee Members (PDF)

  • New Member Orientation (PDF)

  • Registration (bring with you to Orientation) (PDF)

  • Health Record (to be filled out by your veterinarian) (PDF)

  • Team Guidelines (PDF)

  • Animal Evaluation (PDF)

  • Therapy Dogs Agreement (PDF)

  • Organization Operations (PDF)

  • CGC Information (PDF)


Pony Express Therapy Dogs Contact Information 

Bill Luce, Executive Director 816-232-5162    William_luce49@yahoo.com       

Elaine Bowers, Secretary/Treasurer 816-896-2618     ebowers@stjoelive.com


Pony Express Therapy Dogs