Our volunteer therapy dog teams love getting out into the community to visit with our friends and partners.

Program Schedule

Paws & Think is out in the community every week conducting programs at our partner venues. Volunteers who would like to view upcoming volunteer events should check Volgistics or contact the Volunteer Coordinator or appropriate Program Coordinator.

Our Paws to Read library programs and Paws to Connect virtual visits are open to the public. Click the links below to view the program schedule for each.

Paws to Read

Paws to Connect

Virtual Volunteer Orientation

If you are interested in learning more about Paws & Think or are a new volunteer and need to attend orientation, check out our Volunteer Application page to see dates for upcoming virtual orientation sessions.

Upcoming Events

Fall Happy Hour Pawty at Bier Brewery North 
Thursday, October 27th, 2022 5:30-7:30pm

All Paws & Think Volunteers are invited to our ‘Fall Happy Hour Pawty’ at Bier Brewery North.

Join the Paws & Think staff and board members at a family friendly Happy Hour with games, giveaways, and yummy goodies! All adults (21 and over) will also receive 1 free drink ticket.

Volunteers must rsvp for the event by sending an email to by Tuesday, October, 25th.

If you have any questions about the event, please reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, Whitney Stevens – McBride, at

Bier Brewery North
13720 N. Meridian St.
Carmel, IN 46032

Dogs Are Magic
Coming October 2023

Our annual extravaganza where we bring together partners and leaders in the community, who are all dog-loving supporters, to raise funds to help improve lives through the power of the human-dog connection.

The next Dogs Are Magic event is scheduled for fall 2023. (More info will be released soon) We can’t wait to see you then! If you have any questions or are interested in being a sponsor, please contact Whitney Stevens-McBride at 


The best way to stay up-to-date on events is to follow us on social media and sign up for our newsletter.

Invite Paws & Think To Your Event

If you would like to invite Paws & Think to attend your event, please complete our Special Event/One-Time Visit Request. Please be aware that we currently have a wait list for events and new programs, and completion of the form does not guarantee we will be able to attend your event. To allow us time to plan for the event and recruit volunteers to participate, we ask that you submit your request 6-8 weeks in advance of the desired visit date if possible.