AKC Therapy Dog titles
Did you know?! The AKC offers official AKC Therapy Dog Titles to qualified therapy dog teams!
The purpose of this program is to recognize AKC dogs and their owners who have given their time and helped people by volunteering as a therapy dog and owner team.
THERAPY DOG TITLES
AKC Therapy Dog Novice (THDN)
Must have completed 10 visits.
AKC Therapy Dog (THD)
Must have completed 50 visits
AKC Therapy Dog Advanced (THDA)
Must have completed 100 visits.
AKC Therapy Dog Excellent (THDX)
Must have completed 200 visits.
AKC Therapy Dog Distinguished (THDD)
Must have completed 400 visits.
For qualifications and information on how to apply for the title, visit the AKC website at AKC Therapy Dog Program.