ElderPet is a service organization made up of Pet Partner Therapy Teams and community volunteers. The focus of ElderPet is to facilitate the important human/pet relationships of senior citizens, people with disabilities, hospice families, and clients of health care and other facilities.  This is done via two branches – the Pet Partners Therapy Animal program and Pet-Related Community Services.


ElderPet began as an Applied Animal Science project at the University of New Hampshire in 1982. It is now a non-profit organization registered with the State of New Hampshire and has received tax- exempt status under IRS Code 501 (c)(3). (EIN 06-1714543)