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Volunteer opportunity description

The dog handler (owner) upon completion of approved dog therapy training and hospital volunteer requirements will be assigned to  patient care area for visits with their dog.

They will share their dog with patients, families and caregivers where appropriate.


The dog owner handler must be approved as a hospital volunteer and the dog must be trained through an approved dog therapy program such as Good Dog Foundation, NEW York Therapy Dogs International, Pet Partners,Bide - A - Wee, etc.

All appropriate medicals and immunizations for the volunteer and dog are mandatory prior to assignments.

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times


About the organization

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn

Lynna Scott Carnegie
Director of Volunteer Services
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