What's Happening at PAT

Keep up to date with News & Events at Pets as Therapy:

  • Pets as Therapy was again featured on Kyknet on Tuesday 5th September 2017 on channel 144. This time the programme featured PAT volunteer Alison Kruger, with her dog Flicka, as they visited Helen Keller.


  • We had a very successful AGM on 10 June 2017, with over 40 attendees. Below is the current Executive Committee of PAT, along with its founder in South Africa, Hazel Hill.

(l -r) Casper van Vuuren, Marieanna le Roux, Hazel Hill, Nici Reed, Margie Wood.


  • Lou-May Immelman, our Pets as Therapy volunteer, completed the Tankwa Karoo walk. Overall Lou-May raised R11 540 for the charity! Well done and thank you Lou-May!

Donations can be made by EFT and now also by SMS.

Donations are to be deposited directly into PAT’s bank account, with your name and “Tankwa” as reference. The details are as follows:

Name:             Pets as Therapy
Bank:              ABSA
Branch code:  632005
Account:         4060 497 683
SMS (RSA only)*
SMS “DONATE PAT” to 48748 (R10 per SMS)
SMS “DONATE PAT” to 40580 (R20 per SMS)
SMS “DONATE PAT” to 42646 (R30 per SMS)

*Free minutes do not apply. Errors are charged for. Admin charges do apply


  • A very successful and well attended READ workshop took place on 29 October 2016 - further details of the READ programme are available to read here.