Do you have a friendly pet that you think would be good candidate for Love on a Leash – St. Tammany or LOAL SouthShore?

Therapy dogs can be any breed, size, shape, color or sex, but they must be at least one year of age. Therapy pets must be:

  • good-natured
  • happy to be around people, as well as meet new people and other dogs
  • remain even-tempered and non-aggressive
  • trained to walk on a leash
  • able to respond to simple commands (sit, stay, down – dogs only)

All new members must attend a New Volunteer Orientation which is held quarterly.  Please visit the website for upcoming Orientations, or contact or

You can also visit the Love on a Leash national headquarters Web site.