It’s difficult to describe what it feels like when you witness your dog bringing out the best in people.
Hope and I had a bittersweet pet therapy visit this morning. It was our second visit to the Health and Rehab Center.
Bailey is a Love on a Leash therapy dog. When I saw the look on Bailey’s face in this picture, it made me tear up.
Oli was rescued from Lab Rescuers in 2014. From the beginning, he showed so much love to everyone, especially children.
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.
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.
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.