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Therapy Pet Pals of Texas, Inc.
3930 Bee Cave Road, Suite C
Austin, TX  78746

(512) 347-1984


Volunteer Center hours & days: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm on Monday,
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (closed Tuesdays & weekends)

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Say Thanks Austin, the crowning event capping off each year's RecognizeGood Legends program, presents the Austin area with a unique opportunity to say "thank you" to a select group of remarkable individuals who contribute their time and talents toward exemplary acts of good.
On Monday, January 5th, voting for the annual campaign will officially open — which of these nine inspiring Legend award winners of 2014 will collect the most Thank You votes and claim the $10,000 pay-it-forward donation?

Anyone in the world may say thanks to one Legend (or more) once per day, per voting method listed below from January 5-30, 2015.
Vote every day, every way!


Kathryn's name at the "Vote Say Thanks, Austin" link on

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LASHMIT to (512) 807-0240

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LASHMIT to @recognizegood with #SayThanksAustin


LASHMIT (in the subject line) to

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Write in your name, then sign and date where indicated on reverse of this form All Say Thanks Forms must be received by 5:00 p.m. on January 30, 2015.
For more information on all RecognizeGood Legends and to view "Say Thanks, Austin" rules and regulations, please visit

Download a printable form as a PDF or come by the office to pick up a form.

Mission Statement


Recruit and train volunteers for work in pet therapy, and promote the Human/Animal bond through pet visitation programs.


Work with healthcare professionals in institutions where pet therapy programs would enhance the quality of life for patients.


Provide institutionalized patients an opportunity for bonding with pets through weekly visits.


Promote and publicize pet therapy through workshops, seminars, lectures and discussion groups in order to elevate public awareness on the importance of pet therapy.


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Videos Featuring Pet Pals

To see first-hand how wonderful pet therapy is,
click below to play videos!


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Therapy Pet Pals of Texas, Inc. currently serves the Austin/Central Texas area
with a chapter in The Woodlands/Houston area.

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Board of Directors

Thomas G. Bradfield,
    D.V.M., Chairman
Winston A. Haun, PSY.D.
James D. Lashmit
Kathryn R. Lashmit
    Executive Director
Megan S. Medica

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Advisory Council

Kathy Grosch,
    Deputy Director
Sue Brown
Nancy Gray
Stacy Mefford
Lisa Lively Reed
Joyce Schechter

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This page last updated: Sat Jan 3 16:18:30 2015