Rim of the World Comfort Pets

Rim of the World Comfort Pets exists to promote health and improve the quality of life for individuals through the animal-human interactions that come from animal assisted activities and therapy.  Our certified therapy animal-handler volunteer teams work to help heal individuals, elevate the professional standards in the therapy animal field, and promote the general cause of volunteerism.

Students Visit with Therapy Dogs at CHE in Running Springs

Rim of the World Comfort Pets are participating in a weekly reward program at Charles Hoffman Elementary School in Running Springs. The students earn “reward dollars” for good behavior. Those dollars can be spent on a visit with the dogs!

Support Rim of the World Comfort Pets

Amazon Smile is your way to support us with your shopping. Thank you all so much for your fun family Amazon shopping and helping your therapy dogs reach out and help those who need it the most.

Featured Handler: Ana-Maria Osorio, M.D.

Ana-Maria works so hard and is so devoted to serving so many people.

Above & Beyond Spirit: Diane

Diane Wiltsie and her fabulous team mate Dobby are a fabulous addition to our PAWS ABOVE THE REST.  At the 4 of July Picnic she spent the whole day nurturing and encouraging the multitude of children who came to play our DOG RACES game. 

Newest teams - February 2018

Welcome Team Sheamus ! Handlers Kelly and Keith were the lucky winners of a rescue lottery (there so many people wanted to adopt Sheamus that the facility decided to draw a name). Congratulations to our newest teams.

Therapy Dogs Change Lives - Get Your Magnet

    Therapy dogs change lives! We see it on each visit and we hear first-hand accounts from those we meet. Support our mission with a Rim of the World Comfort Pets magnet. Donation fee is just 5.00 per magnet. Yes! We can ship them too (shipping cost: $3.00 for up to 3 magnets, $5.00 shipping for 5 magnets – US only). Just click on the picture of the magnet to make your donation. We accept credit cards through PayPal – put magnets and your address in the “donate for a special fund” box.    

Time Flies!

Pilot was so little in the first picture. Wow, how he has grown and is working hard toward certification.

Makena Reads to Pups at YAPS

Makena, Jody Brassfield’s granddaughter, volunteers at YAPS in Yucaipa.  Here she is reading to one of the dogs.  Everyone can do something to change lives.

Doggone Rock & Ruff Party

We are having a party and we want all of you to come.  Apri1 21, 2018 at The Bear House Restaurant – Crestline, CA. Time: 5-9 pm with live music from 6-8 pm. It’s a “fun”raiser – a portion of the profits comes to us.

Spotlight

Therapy dogs change lives! We see it on each visit and we hear first-hand accounts from those we meet. Support our mission with a Rim of the World Comfort Pets 6″ magnet. Donation fee is just $5.00 per magnet. Yes! We can ship them too (shipping cost: $3.00 for up to 3 magnets, $5.00 shipping for 5 magnets – US only). We accept credit cards through PayPal. Click the picture of the magnet to get to our Donate page, enter your dollar amount ($5.00 x # of magnets plus shipping) and then put magnets and your address in the “donate for a special fund” box.

Get Your Team Wear

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Classic Images in Crestline. Classic Images is now our new exclusive Team Wear supplier and embroidery shop. We have worked closely with Mary to develop an easy-to-use catalog featuring many popular items such as short and long-sleeve t-shirts, polo shirts, vests, and jackets; all of which can be embroidered. Click on the Team Wear icon above to access the catalog. Order directly from Classic Images Address: 23723 Rocky Dell, Crestline, CA 92325 / Phone: (909) 338-2281. Closed Sunday-Monday.

Doggone Rock & Ruff

Just us for our Doggone Rock & Ruff Party at The Bear House in Crestline, CA on April 21, 2018. We’ll be there from 5-9 pm with live music by Timoteo and The Doc from 6-8 pm. A potion of your tab supports our goal of comforting others through human-dog therapy. Click the flyer image for a larger view.

Blue Jay Christmas Parade 2017

Oh, what fun it is to be in your hometown holiday parade!

Breast Cancer Walk

Mountains Community Hospital 10/17/17

Visiting at the V.A.

The dedication you and your team members display by your in-depth trainings and compassionate hearts is evident and we truly appreciate your visits.

Vicki

Visiting/Shadowing

Our purpose is to comfort others!

Welcome Aboard!

We are so proud of our teams in training and those who have certified.

Bark Who Goes There?

Support Comfort Pets by visiting Dutch Mill Bulbs.  We earn 50% on every sale, and everything is guaranteed to grow and bloom. Please visit their website.

Welcome to Rim of the World Comfort Pets

Established in February 2006, we are a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation. We are exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your generous donations are qualified to receive a tax deduction under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code. We are an organization of volunteers who provide interaction with specially trained handler and animal teams as therapeutic tools.  Our teams provide comfort and therapeutic kindness in medical, social service, and educational settings. For animal lovers, health care providers, and anyone who appreciates how animals and humans interrelate, this is an animal-human partnership in healing.