SPCA Cincinnati

CAAP Program

 Watch a Local 12 news report about our CAAP program!

Our CAAP goal is to provide everyone with a safe and enjoyable experience. If you have any questions and/or concerns, please feel free to contact us. (Contact Information Below)

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Pets must be in good health and current on all vaccinations. Proof of vaccinations from your veterinarian is required at time of CAAP certification
  • Commit to at least six months with a minimum of one visit per month

Steps to become certified:

Acquire Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Certification
CLICK HERE to see what the test entails and to find local testers. You can also contact us for information on local testers.

Acquire CAAP Certification
This test sees how the animals react to situations that may come about in a nursing facility or hospital. The test items will be mailed to you upon completion of the CGC certification and scheduling of the CAAP Test. Plase contact us to schedule an appointment.
CAAP pets and handlers will receive a bandana and name tag to be worn while participating.
We would love to have you and your companion animal as a part of our program!
Contact Shana Bockelman at sbockelman@yahoo.com (include "CAAP Program" in the subject line), or call her at (513) 607-9755.  Thank you.