(名詞/可數) 治療用的寵物 － 訓練來安撫有壓力者或焦慮者的情緒或訓練來探視病人或老人的動物，通常是狗。這個字是由 therapy 和 pet 拼綴而成。
The therapets … will be easy to spot in their high-vis jackets and bandanas. They will mingle with passengers and staff to work their animal magic, both landside and airside throughout the terminal. The crew are already regular visitors to nursing homes, schools, prisons and universities, where they have helped improve mental health and well-being, alleviate stress and calm nerves.
[www.eveningexpress.co.uk, 29 April 2019]