We had an anniversary party celebrating four years of visits with inmates who not only enjoy petting the dogs, but conversation with our handlers makes a difference, too.
A look at our campus visits for the 2017-2018 academic year. It’s heartwarming when a student excitedly greets your pet by name because they remember them from a previous visit.
April was sold at a bargain price. “Lucky for her, lucky for us,” says Jeanne.
Five stories from pet partner team visits with hospital patients and staff. There are always great stories to share.
Anja’s pet partner Fritzi is a Small Munsterlander. This breed of dog is popular as a family dog and hunter in Germany, but rare in the U.S. Both of Fritzi’s parents have therapy dog experience.
Maggie the boxer will be a busy if Beth visits all the places she has in mind!
Adding a new dog to your family can turn everything upside down, even with the best planning.
Dogs on call member team Sue and Molly are eager to visit anywhere – hospitals, school, correctional facilities.
Juno loves children. Mother / son pet partners Laurie and Alexander hope to focus their visits on that audience.
If you are interested in learning more about being a puppy raiser, here’s some information to get you started.
After learning about visit opportunities from a Dogs On Call Newsletter article, pet partners Jean and Jimmy started visiting the Dane County Regional Airport in Madison and thoroughly enjoy it.
Amber of Stoughton had been looking for an Australian Shepherd and had an instant connection when she saw Mia’s picture on the …
Chris got Jasmine, an English Cream Golden Retriever, from a breeder and realized a life-long dream to have a Golden. Jasmine, now …
Glaucio lives in Madison with Emma, his three-year-old Australian Shepherd mix. Emma was adopted from a dairy farm in Darlington. Emma and …
Janet and Chewie, a 2-1/2-year-old Chihuahua/Yorkie mix, live in Oregon. Chewie came from Rover Rescue of Illinois in 2015, reportedly from a …
Jared adopted his English Yellow Lab, Hooper, from Occupaws. Hooper was training to be a service dog for the blind, but was …
Sandy lives in Cambridge. She got Springer Spaniel Molly, now two years old, from a breeder of hunting dogs, but with the …
That’s the first question I’m asked when I tell people about Pete competing in Barn Hunt trials where he finds rats. The …
Baron, my standard-size poodle, and I go to St Mary’s each week. One of the floors we always stop at is the Cardiac floor. Therapy dog visits mean a lot to hospital staff and patients alike.
Bella, an Ori Pei, already had a start as a therapy dog because Adam says she helped him heal from his loss of his previous dog, a Newfoundland.
What I did on my summer vacation by Amy and Rooster
Getting involved with the Read With Me program at the Fitchburg Library is the main goal for Mary and Happy. A fifteen-year-old cat named Emmie shares Mary’s attention.
A look at our campus visits for the 2016-2017 academic year.
It took just a short time for Melissa W. to realize that Scout was a special girl. She is a Lab mix rescued from northern Minnesota by Animal Rescue & Veterinary Support Services.