Partners and

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Canine Assisted Therapy, Inc. is funded by generous contributions from individuals, businesses, and community organizations, and grants. C.A.T. also receives support from ongoing fundraisers such as special events and online activities.

We would like to acknowledge and thank our current partners and supporters:

Best in Show:


  • The Edward and Gale McBride Foundation, Inc.
  • The Jim Moran Foundation
  • Josephine S. Leiser Foundation
  • Morgridge Family Foundation
  • Scaife Family Foundation
  • William & Helen Thomas Charitable Trust

Community Foundation of Broward: Support has been provided by the following Funds at the Community Foundation of Broward:

Mary Lucile Charlton Fund
LaVere G. and Mabel R. White Fund
Edward and Lola Marshman Fund
Frank D. and Anita M. Butler Endowment Fund

United Way of Broward County: This grant was made possible by the Dignity in Aging Funders Collaborative:

United Way of Broward County
Jewish Federation of Broward County
The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation
Support has been provided by the Mary and Alex Mackenzie Community Impact Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward

Top Dog:


  • Sally and Frank Atlass Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward
  • The Batchelor Foundation, Inc.
  • Wayne and Debra Berger
  • Norman Braman Philanthropic Fund
  • The Burnap Foundation
  • City of Oakland Park
  • Fritch Foundation, Inc.
  • Tony Stewart Foundation

Man’s Best Friend:



  • Folke Peterson Animal Welfare Foundation
  • City of Pompano Beach
  • Chris Ellis
  • Bruce & Barbara Whitely
  • Support has been provided by the Scott Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward

Head Hound:



  • Rick and Lori Bale
  • Bloomingdales
  • Broward Health
  • Brown and Brown Insurance
  • Central Bark, Fort Lauderdale
  • Dan and Deborah Cummings
  • William and Lauren Esteban
  • Raymond George and Ruth Bitner Fisher Foundation
  • Florida Panthers Foundation
  • Bruce and Patricia Freund
  • Alan and Joni Goldberg
  • Great Danes N Great Deeds
  • Bryan and Sara Hamm
  • Jones Family Foundation
  • Jon Kruljac
  • Marvin Klasfeld
  • Paul O'Connell
  • Claudia Perry
  • Petco Love
  • Plantation Police Department
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Pride Air Conditioning and Appliance
  • Randy Singer
  • Mitch and Anna Sokoloff
  • Celeste Locante-Thorson in Loving Memory of John Thorson
  • Tripp Scott, Attorneys at Law
  • United Jewish Community of Broward
  • Erwin M. Vasquez, M.D. and Elaine Vasquez Family Foundation Fund in honor of Doctors Natalie A. and Oscar Nadeau of the Community Foundation of Broward
  • Walmart
  • Wawa Foundation
  • Margaret & R. Parks Williams Charitable Foundation
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Dan and Carol Wobby Fund

Chief Canine:



  • 9Dollar Club
  • Animal Eye Guys
  • Laura Beck
  • Vanessa Carosella
  • Clarkson Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward
  • Coconut Grove Masonic Lodge
  • Barbara Curtis
  • Lee Hillier
  • Marcia Hunt
  • Michael Hunter
  • Leon and Evelyn Legot
  • Perry Mattern
  • Michelle Maus
  • Michael Meisel
  • Bonnie Muxo
  • Susan Newton
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Michael Rosenthal
  • Software Resources
  • Norman and Jane Tripp
  • Philip Verde
  • Aleida Waldman
  • Monica Wesolowski
  • Elizabeth Whittome

Generous Community Partners:

  • 26 Degree Brewing Company
  • Boca Black Box
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • Coconut Grove Masonic Lodge
  • Dynamite Dog Training
  • Lorena Cora Pet Photography
  • Southern Tide
  • Vista Motors
  • Word of Mouth Advertising - Marty Lee

Share a Smile Monthly Giving:



  • Vanessa Carosella
  • Bryan and Sara Hamm
  • Mary Monahan
  • Justine Morgan
  • Bonnie Muxo
  • Claudia Perry
  • Elise Samet
  • Simone Spade
  • Courtney Trzcinski
  • Monica Wesolowski
  • Catherine Wolfe

For more information about the many ways to support
Canine Assisted Therapy, Inc., please contact us.