Prescreen is a day-long event that asks prospective volunteers to demonstrate their companion animal’s aptitude in pet therapy activities through a series of obedience and temperament scenarios.
This event costs $70 per team, or $50 for teams where the handler is age 65+ or the handler has previously been ratified with PeTS.
Teams with dogs will be asked to perform all obedience and temperament scenarios, while teams with cats will only asked to perform the temperament scenarios.
9:15am to 10:15am – The first group of teams (max. 4 teams) takes turns performing the obedience scenarios.
10:30am to 11:30am – The second group of teams (max. 4 teams) takes turns performing the obedience scenarios.
11:30am to 1:00pm – Obedience evaluators reach consensus on which teams have satisfied the obedience requirements and are eligible to perform the temperament evaluations. Evaluators will contact eligible teams with an afternoon time slot (15-min duration).
1:00pm to 3:00pm – Teams individually perform the temperament scenarios.
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