I have always been the handler; this is the first time I have been on the receiving end of a visit.
Laurel is interested in visiting at the airport, UW campus, and “anywhere else we can be helpful.”
Amy works at UW and says, “I see how much the students miss their pets.”
After all Matilda the therapy dog provided to other these last few years, she is being returned the gift by others.
For over 10 years, Henry helped with evaluations, workshops, Read With Me and so many facility visits, presentations, and events. He has touched so very many lives over the years, He is sorely missed.
Labradoodle Charlee is the first pet ever (even as kids) for both LuAnne and her husband!
After spending her first two years of her life in an outdoor kennel. Penny loves her indoor life,
A UW Hospital therapy dog did a belly crawl down the hallway to Robin. She knew she wanted to be a therapy team – meet Hank the Australian Labradoodle
Someone posted Betty’s card on a bulletin board, and others soon brought a picture of their own pets, placing it next to Betty’s. The next thing she knew, staff had posted over 50 pet pictures.
Audrey would like to focus visits with Maggie on locations with younger people – UW dorm visits, the Dane County Humane Society, and whatever else comes along.
After the sudden loss of Rooster, long-time member Amy knew she wanted another therapy dog and also knew she wanted a Newfoundland. Meet Bozeman!
To begin with, Allen is interested in taking Lily on hospital visits.
Many of our members support the Wisconsin Badgers in different ways. However, there is a devoted group of DOC teams that show their support by visiting students and staff with their pet partner.
Marsha and mellow quiet Murphy like to visit with children and the elderly.
Kendle and Remy plan to focus on the Read With Me program and campus visits.
She needed a registered therapy dog team to visit her classroom to test her Master’s Thesis hypothesis – “a therapy dog can increase reading motivation, encourage students …
Sybil the Guinea pig is on a registered Pet Partners team with Marcella. They look forward to visit skilled nursing facilities and to read at libraries with children.
Special hospital requests got results at Meriter and UW hospitals – helping patients with our team visits.
Wendy will continue to visit with Yahtzee at Sauk Prairie and St. Mary’s Hospitals; Frank is interested in visiting at the Sauk Prairie Hospital and the VA Hospital in Madison.
Katie and Luke plan to visit libraries, nursing homes, hospice patients, and on campus. They will be busy!
Everyone, including staff, is happy to see the dogs. The men get value by interacting with the dog handlers, too. Conversation with a human other than a prison employee is welcome.
Roo will be busy with visits, as Cristina has her sights set on nursing homes, hospice, libraries, and hospitals.
Deirdre was looking for a dog that would be good for therapy work and decided on a Goldendoodle as a breed.
The rescue group said no one wanted her at age 10. Mike said: “Perfect”
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