Breed Discrimination Touches a Therapy Dog

Rocco has been going to the library for two years. Because he is a very mellow, sweet dog he is great for the reading program. Rocco sits very patiently and listens to the children read. He has had several children who were afraid of dogs read to him because of his calm manner. There were children who would specifically ask to read to Rocco.

What Rocco Taught Me

April 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Headlines, Service and Therapy Dogs, Stories

I’m not a past or present pit bull guardian, nor do I volunteer at a shelter and work with these dogs. I’m the guardian of a large, goofy Labrador Retriever named Moose. You might wonder why, then, I’m writing this. The answer is simple. I’ve fallen in love with the stubby dogs.