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.

Our Newest Team

Meet Grace! This mini-Springer Spaniel certified in April, just in time to go to the Women’s Retreat at 1,000 Pines Camp.

Pet Heroes 2017 & 2018

Rim of the World Comfort Pets is so proud of our Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley’s Pet Heroes 2017 and 2018.

Linda Smith - Outstanding Citizen

The San Bernardino County Medical Society, founded in 1878, is a professional physician membership organization representing 2,800 members. Their purpose is to promote the science and art of medicine, the care and well-being of patients, the protection of the public health and to promote the betterment of the medical profession.

The San Bernardino County Medical Society recognizes our founder, Linda Smith as their 2018 Outstanding Citizen! We couldn’t be more proud!

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.

MS Walk 2019

Look for us at this year’s MS Walk in Big Bear!

Retreat on the Rim at 1,000 Pines Camp

You couldn’t ask for a more lovely setting for a retreat!

Time Flies!

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

Pet Heroes 2017 & 2018

We are so proud of our two Pet Heroes! Click to read Chelsea’s story.

Linda Smith - Outstanding Citizen

The San Bernardino County Medical Society has selected Linda Smith as their Outstanding Citizen 2018!

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


Get Your Team Wear

We are excited to announce our partnership with Classic Images in Crestline. Classic Images is our new exclusive Team Wear supplier and embroidery shop. Click on the Team Wear icon above to access the catalog. Order directly from Classic Images Address: 23723 Rocky Dell, Crestline / Phone: (909) 338-2281. Closed Sunday-Monday.

Visiting at the V.A.


Our purpose is to comfort others!

Welcome Aboard!

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

Comfort Pets Ride the Bus

Thank you OmniTrans for making our training event special. Read the story here! View all the pictures here.

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.