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Join Our Group

Join Our Group


      You are welcome to join us at our 2023 meeting on:
 Tuesday, March 7, 6:30-7:30pm - Rm 206 @ TSCP Library
Not a member and want to join us? See our new membership form below to sign up and use paypal to pay your dues.  You're welcome to attend a meeting anytime.  We would love to meet you!

Looking to become a therapy team? Prairieland Visiting Animals will help and guide you through all the information that you need to know to become a registered therapy team.  Sound good? Then please visit our "Become a Therapy Team" tab above.

           Pet Partners Evaluation Dates for 2023 are:

February 18, April 15, July 8, October 14

Handler's Class Dates (you must take the handler's class before evaluating) Coming Soon!

 Register at PP online or contact Sharon for help
     Register online or contact Julie for the next class:
       ALLIANCE OF THERAPY DOGS EVALUATIONS  - contact Karen Simecka to schedule:
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Visiting Animals Association
of Kansas



Benefits Include

  • Mentoring of all new teams  

  • Member's only page access 

  • 'Who's visiting where' list           

  • Facilities asking for teams

  • Member list with contact info

  • Reading program - library

  • Educational workshops

  • Quarterly newsletters 

  • Monthly updates     

  • Social events         

Prairieland welcomes all people, even if you don't have a therapy animal at this time!

In 2023 dues will be $30 - Active member or $20 - Associate member. Due January 1, 2023.

Be sure to check out our "Become a Therapy Team" tab at the top of this page for information on the 2 national pet therapy organizations that we support.

NEW Pay your dues by Paypal

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Help Prairieland to Spread the Word

Our mission is to support human health and wellness in our local community. Your donation helps support our volunteer animal therapy teams in their devotion to enrich the lives of others. It allows us to continue to recruit more teams, provide educational workshops/seminars and promote the healing aspect of the human- animal bond.


           AMAZON SMILE
Click on the button below and search for PVAA under the list of charities; select PVAA. You must use the for this to work.


Get your rewards card at and create an account, then go to community rewards and use #LK983 to sign up and use Prairieland as your favorite charity. 


Prairieland is a fun and friendly group of folks from the heartland who are interested in promoting the human/animal bond.

Our group provides registered pet therapy teams to nursing homes, retirement homes, hospitals, schools and other facilities that can benefit from interactions with a therapy animal.

The Association meets 4 times a year, participates in local community events and provides speakers to various organizations.

We encourage evaluation and registration of animals to ensure that they are welcome at every facility. Our members belong to: Pet Partners and Alliance of Therapy Dogs.

Contact us if you have any questions, comments or inquiries (use email form at the bottom of this page).

Meet our teams

Meet Our Teams

Kathy and Sparky

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