Comet and I visited nursing homes, hospitals, schools, colleges, and kids read to him at the library in the pet therapy reading program.
Charlie (also known as Charming Charlie) came to me as a skinny, neglected 18 month old goofball puppy, in need of a lot of training, and love. I was happy to give him both.
Kona the Love Sponge started his therapy career just after his first birthday. He was a natural. It was because of him that the San Diego Central Chapter of Love on a Leash was created.
Caddis was my first therapy dog. She and I had a close bond. Every night she slept with her head on a pillow on my bed. The first thing I saw in the morning were her big beautiful eyes.
The young woman had her face in Sigi’s fur and was holding her. Her sobbing had stopped. Sigi knew where she was needed most.
When I got Faith, my hope was that she’d become a therapy dog. I was already doing pet therapy with my other golden retriever, Hope.
“Hope. What a great name for a therapy dog.” I often hear that when I’m out on visits with my golden retriever, Hope. I had no idea she would become a therapy dog.
Mika is our angel. We found her at a shelter and her days were numbered. She was so skinny and fearful but we could tell that she just needed some love and patience.
Tippet is a true caretaker. With her quiet, calm personality she senses where she’s needed. When her vest goes on, she knows she is going to work.