"Making a Difference, One Paw at a Time"TM
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Where We Go

Currently our dog and handler teams go wherever there is a need and request for animal assisted therapy in the Fox Valley area. We visit hospitals, nursing and rehabilitation facilities, schools, libraries, fairs, 4-H groups, scout groups and attend community events in Yorkville, Oswego, Aurora, North Aurora, Sandwich, Plano, Plainfield, Wheaton, Sugar Grove and Naperville, Illinois.

Here’s a list of the FVTDC’s current therapy programs:

Educational Facilities

Hope D. Wall School, Aurora – Goal Oriented Therapy Special Needs Students
Bednarcik Junior High, Oswego - Special Needs Program
East View Elementary, Oswego – Special Needs Program
Oswego West High School - Exceptional Needs Program
Wee Care Pre-School, Newark – Special Educational Program
Sandwich Prairie View School - Special Needs Program
Yorkville Grande Reserve Elementary School – Special Needs Program
Yorkville Circle Center Grade School - Special Needs & Reading Program
Yorkville Intermediate School - Reading Program
Yorkville Middle School – Special Needs Program
Yorkville High School - Special Needs Program

Library Reading Programs

Aurora Public Library – Main Branch
Aurora Public Library – West Branch
Messinger Public Library North Aurora
Oswego Public Library
Plainfield Public Library
Sugar Grove Public Library
Town & Country Public Library - Elburn
Yorkville Public Library

Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facilities

Association for Individual Development, Aurora
Alden Courts of Waterford, Aurora
Countryside Care Residence, Aurora
Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice Programs, Geneva
Hillside Care Center, Yorkville
Keeler Center, Aurora
Lakewood Nursing & Rehab Center
Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, Wheaton
Morris Hospital
Naperville Community Nursing
Plum Landing Retirement Center, Aurora
Provena Fox Knoll Nursing Home, Aurora
Rush Copley Medical Center, Aurora
Rush Copley AAT Rehabilitation Program
St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet
Sandwich Rehabilitation & Health Care
Tillers Health Care Residence, Oswego
Visiting Nurse Association of Fox Valley Health Center, Aurora
Visiting Nurse Association of Fox Valley Hospice Center
Willowcrest Nursing Pavilion, Sandwich