A Tale of Two Therapy Dogs

October 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Service and Therapy Dogs, Stories

As an inherently romantic society, many of us love talking about how we were “born to” do something. “I was born to run.” “He was born a gifted writer.” “I was born to be a teacher.” In reality, the only things we were born to do are eat, sleep, breathe and be social.

Kids, Books and Peaches … Oh My!

June 14, 2012 by  
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For Peaches it has always been interaction with people, particularly kids. Children are quite often the only variable that make an otherwise scary place for Peaches not just tolerable for her, but enjoyable. Which is why we feel so incredibly fortunate to have found that special place with kids to visit as part of her therapy dog work.

Advice for Becoming a Therapy Dog

March 16, 2012 by  
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We are celebrating the incredible therapy dogs this month. So we asked our Facebook fans, ’ If you have a therapy dog, we want to know where you took the test with your pooch. Did anything unexpected happen during the test? Do you have any words of wisdom to offer others?’