2018 Dogs On Call Calendar Sales Dates!

2018 Dogs On Call Calendar Sales Dates!

November 3, 2017

Tuesday, November 7th from 11:30-1:30pm, Gateway Ground Lobby

Friday, November 17th from 11:30-1:30pm, Main 1 Kiosk

Friday, December 1st from 11:30-1:30pm, Main 1 Learning Center

Friday, December 15th from 11:30-1:30pm, Children’s Pavilion Sky Lobby

Friday, January 5th from 11:30-1:30pm, Main 1 Learning Center

PetSmart Charities Supports The Center for Human-Animal Interaction

PetSmart Charities Supports The Center for Human-Animal Interaction

October 4, 2017

Thank you to PetSmart Charities for continued support!

Pups on the Plaza 2017

Pups on the Plaza 2017

September 28, 2017

The 5th annual Pups on the Plaza event brought members of the VCU, VCU Health, VCU School of Medicine and greater Richmond community together for an afternoon of delicious food, celebration and fun with volunteers from the Dogs On Call therapy dog program to fundraise for The Center.

Pups on the Plaza 2017 Event T-Shirt Reveal

Pups on the Plaza 2017 Event T-Shirt Reveal

August 29, 2017

The official Pups on the Plaza 2017 Event T-Shirt is here!

Save the Date for Pups on the Plaza 2017!

Save the Date for Pups on the Plaza 2017!

July 28, 2017

The Center for Human-Animal Interaction's Annual Pups on the Plaza event will be on Thursday, September 28th from 11am-2pm! 

Dogs On Call 2017 Spring Interest Meeting

Dogs On Call 2017 Spring Interest Meeting

May 4, 2017

Dogs On Call invites all interested community members to learn more about volunteering as a therapy dog team!

May 2017 Paws for Stress held at The Student Commons

May 2017 Paws for Stress held at The Student Commons

May 2, 2017

The Center for Human-Animal Interaction partners with VCU University Counseling Services and the Student Government Association to provide VCU Students with a stress-relieving study break with the Dogs on Call therapy dogs.  

Blue and Green Day with VCU Hume-Lee Transplant Center

Blue and Green Day with VCU Hume-Lee Transplant Center

April 21, 2017

Our Dogs On Call therapy dogs and volunteers were honored to participate in Donate Life America's Blue Green Day in partnership with the VCU Hume-Lee Transplant Center to Celebrate Life at VCU Health!

Maymont Children's Farm Re-Opening

Maymont Children's Farm Re-Opening

March 26, 2017

Our Dogs On Call were chosen by Maymont to participate in the Re-Opening of the Maymont Children's Farm on March 26th.

March 2017 Paws for Stress held at The Student Commons

March 2017 Paws for Stress held at The Student Commons

March 14, 2017

The Center for Human-Animal Interaction partners with VCU University Counseling Services and the Student Government Association to bring Dogs On Call therapy dog teams to VCU students at Monroe Park Campus ahead of midterms. 

Petco Foundation's Helping Heroes Grant supports The Center for Human-Animal Interaction

Petco Foundation's Helping Heroes Grant supports The Center for Human-Animal Interaction

February 24, 2017

The Petco Foundation is helping Dogs On Call extend our reach to countless patients in need with a generous grant.

Dogs On Call Deliver PetSmart Toys to Pediatric Patients

Dogs On Call Deliver PetSmart Toys to Pediatric Patients

January 6, 2017

Dogs On Call teams up again with Local PetSmart store #1051 to provide donated stuffed animals to patients in need for the second year.

VCU Dogs on Call program featured in new Animal Planet documentary series

VCU Dogs on Call program featured in new Animal Planet documentary series

December 21, 2016

Local tails will wag on Jan. 1 when Animal Planet features Virginia Commonwealth University’s Dogs on Call program as part of its new series, “Dogs: The Untold Story.”

Tony Stewart Foundation Accelerator Grant aids in expansion of Dogs on Call

Tony Stewart Foundation Accelerator Grant aids in expansion of Dogs on Call

December 19, 2016

The generosity of Tony Stewart Foundation grants our volunteer teams the opportunity to improve the health and well being of others through human-animal interaction.

December 2016 Paws for Stress held at The Student Commons

December 2016 Paws for Stress held at The Student Commons

December 5, 2016

The Center for Human-Animal Interaction partners with VCU University Counseling Services and the Student Government Association to help relieve stress prior to finals with the help of the Dogs on Call therapy dogs. Held at The Student Commons on the Monroe Park Campus, students visited with the dogs while Virginia Book Company provided free scantrons and blue books to students for exams. 

Dogs on Call 2017 Calendar

Dogs on Call 2017 Calendar

October 31, 2016

Sales and information about the beautiful Dogs On Call 2017 Calendar!

Friday, November 11th

11:30am-1:30pm, Kiosk,

Main 1 beside Medical Records

 

Friday, December 2nd

11:30am-1:30pm, The Learning Center,

Main 1 across from Au Bon Pain

 

Thursday, December 22nd

11:30am-1:30pm, The Learning Center,

Main 1 across from Au Bon Pain

October 2016 Paws for Stress held at The Student Commons

October 2016 Paws for Stress held at The Student Commons

October 31, 2016

The Center for Human-Animal Interaction partners with VCU University Counseling Services and the Student Government Association to bring Dogs On Call therapy dog teams to VCU students at Monroe Park Campus. Virginia Book Company provided free scantrons and blue books to students for exams. 

Mission Critical Health Features The Center for Human-Animal Interaction

Mission Critical Health Features The Center for Human-Animal Interaction

October 19, 2016

The Center for Human-Animal Interaction and its therapy dog program, Dogs On Call, are featured by Mission Critical Health as models for animal-assisted interventions in an acute health care setting.

Pups on the Plaza 2016

Pups on the Plaza 2016

September 29, 2016

The 4th annual Pups on the Plaza event brought members of the VCU, VCU Health, and greater Richmond community together for an afternoon of hotdogs, celebration and fun with volunteers from the Dogs On Call therapy dog program.

Upcoming event: Pups On The Plaza 2016

Upcoming event: Pups On The Plaza 2016

August 30, 2016

The Center for Human-Animal hosts the fourth annual Pups On The Plaza event.

Center Research Affiliates: Examining the Human-Animal Interaction

Center Research Affiliates: Examining the Human-Animal Interaction

June 28, 2016

The Center for Human-Animal Interaction forms a new research affiliate group.

Dogs On Call Spring Interest Meeting

Dogs On Call Spring Interest Meeting

April 25, 2016

Dogs On Call invites all interested community members to learn more about volunteering as a therapy dog team!

Tony Stewart Foundation Accelerator Grant brings more Dogs On Call to Pediatrics

Tony Stewart Foundation Accelerator Grant brings more Dogs On Call to Pediatrics

April 1, 2016

TONY STEWART FOUNDATION: Helping Children through Animals

Dogs On Call Deliver Toys to Patients at VCU Health

Dogs On Call Deliver Toys to Patients at VCU Health

February 9, 2016

Dogs On Call teams up with Local PetSmart store #1051 to deliver donated stuffed toys to patients in need.

Happy Holidays from The Center for Human-Animal Interaction

Happy Holidays from The Center for Human-Animal Interaction

December 25, 2015

 

We wish you Happy Holidays, and a bright and healthy New Year!

Dogs On Call 2016 Calendar

Dogs On Call 2016 Calendar

November 2, 2015

Sales and information about the beautiful Dogs On Call 2016 Calendar!

Pups on the Plaza 2015

Pups on the Plaza 2015

September 17, 2015

The 3rd annual Pups on the Plaza event brought members of the VCU, VCU Health, and greater Richmond community together for an afternoon of hotdogs, music and fun with volunteers from the Dogs On Call therapy dog program.

Upcoming event: Pups on the Plaza 2015

Upcoming event: Pups on the Plaza 2015

August 18, 2015

Tickets and Event T-Shirts available now for Pups on the Plaza 2015!

Medical Student Summer Institute in Psychiatry

Medical Student Summer Institute in Psychiatry

July 15, 2015

Dr. Sandra Barker presents to an international group of medical students on Animal Assisted Therapy. 

Annual Volunteer Meeting 2015

Annual Volunteer Meeting 2015

June 23, 2015

Dogs On Call teams joined Center staff for the annual Volunteer Meeting and Appreciation Dinner. 

Dogs On Call make Earth Day deliveries

Dogs On Call make Earth Day deliveries

April 22, 2015

Therapy dog teams make special book deliveries to pediatrics patients in celebration of Earth Day. 

General Assembly Welcomes Dogs On Call

General Assembly Welcomes Dogs On Call

March 19, 2015

Virginia lawmakers welcome Dogs On Call to The General Assembly.

Paws for Stress held at The Student Commons on Monroe Park Campus.

Paws for Stress held at The Student Commons on Monroe Park Campus.

December 11, 2014

The Center for Human-Animal Interaction partners with VCU University Counseling Services and the Student Government Association to bring Dogs On Call therapy dog teams to VCU students at Monroe Park Campus.