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Leelo

Leelo is a 6 year old toy terrier mix who enjoys life to the max. Calm and gentle with an ‘old soul’ wisdom, Leelo is a confident little dog with a keen interest in everything around her.  Leelo enjoys visiting at the hospital to share a little terrier sunshine and happiness.  At just under 8 …

Cate and Chance

DOC member Cate and her dog Chance were recently featured in an article in the Agrace HospiceCare newsletter. Cate and Chance are part of the Agrace Pet Buddy program and, as part of that program, have been visiting Agrace hospice patients at community facilities in the Madison area.  Agrace patients truly appreciate the support provided …

Zombie enjoys a visitor

The Women’s Expo on November 17 and 18th2012 was a great event with over 8,000 people attending and most of them stopping by the Dogs On Call, Inc. booth. So many nice people petted our dogs, asked for information about therapy animals and inquired how they and their pet could become members. Graciously donated by Meriter Hospital, …

Oliver

Oliver is what his family calls a kitty/dog!  When Oliver first joined his human family he had a very special personality right from the start.  He is very relaxed and loves people of all ages – even all the little people that come to his human mom’s daycare.  Sometimes the kids even use him as a mountain …

Bonnie and Rusty visiting at Gilda's Club

Bonnie and Rusty (a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) share a smile with two young members of Gilda’s Club. Dogs On Call visits Gilda’s Club throughout the year, offering comfort to adults and children affected by cancer.

Grady

Grady is a seven year old chocolate Labrador Retriever who loves to meet everybody with a full body wiggle. Even though he is a retriever, retrieving is definitely not his thing – once or twice is enough. He has a six year old sister, Gretl, who loves to retrieve. Grady enjoys hearing stories (R.E.A.D. is a …

Swing

“This is very exciting to hear.  Dad always did love dogs so it’s good to hear he continues to do so.  I hope to visit with dad tonight and this will give us something more to speak about.  I purchased a LIFE book of dogs yesterday and I’ll have to ask him if any of …

Torie

“I just wanted to share this with you.  Last week when I went to visit my Mom, she was excited to tell me that she had a picture of, as she put it, ‘the dog that has been visiting me.’  She showed me the business card with Torie’s picture on it.  I thought it was …

Ty

Sharon’s TY My name is TY and I am not shy. I am a 3 year old Cockapoo. I love meeting people and going places. Mom and I get to do lots of both with DOC. I have a 2 year old baby sister named Daisy. She is a Teddy Bear. I passed my Pet Partner test …

Daisy

Kay Lysne and Daisy were making their first visit to the UW’s Carbone Cancer Center a few weeks ago. As they entered the hospital, a young woman sitting in the lobby broke out into a big smile; Kay could tell she would like to say hello to Daisy. They visited and the young woman spent …

Dogs On Call Partners With UW Hospital

Dogs On Call, Inc. is proud to be partnered with the University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics (UWHC) in their pioneer pet therapy program 2011.  Recognizing the high standards of both Delta Society and Dogs On Call, UWHC accepts only Delta Society Pet Partners Teams affiliated with Dogs On Call. Hospital patients come to the …

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