Great visit, the patrons fed Thunder broccoli. Everyone had a good time. Michael and Thunder
Truffle participated in the 20th Annual Pet Parade at Woodcrest Village. She entertained with her tricks and met a new friend who has twin grandsons that each have Aussies. Woodcrest is so welcoming. Wonderful event! Nancy and Truffle
Today the dogs and I helped with some of the jobs the students have. One student delivers newspapers to different classrooms. Every time a paper was delivered the dogs would get a treat for helping out. We delivered some books to a classroom and invited to come in to give the class some dog hugs … Continue reading Kearsarge Gateway Program
Flip goes to visit the Salisbury School every Monday from 2 to 3 pm. We also helped one of the students on her project of Therapy dogs vs Service dogs. I'll try and send a few photos and video of some of these. I'm Flip Driver he just loves meeting with the children and so looks forward to … Continue reading Salisbury School
Another fun day with students and faculty. Truffle thinks students should have MORE finals so she can help de-stress them. Kids shared stories about their own dogs - Sweet! Nancy and Truffle
Fun time visiting with students and faculty. Some remembered Truffle from previous visits. She got to show off some of her new tricks. Nancy and Truffle
A visit from Diane and Scooter.
It's such a wonderful time when you see how bringing therapy pets into a school can change the day for everyone. Students, staff, myself, Lucy and May benefit each time we visit the Gateway Program. Today we visited with one student for the full visit. We walked the dogs around the school for awhile and … Continue reading Kearsarge Gateway Program
Dasher goes to the Lyme Clinic to interact with the staff and patients. It is wonderful to see him with the doctors, nurses, staff and patients. He is following in the paw-steps of Plato, my previous therapy dog, who was often taken into into the exam rooms when there was an anxious child.
Dasher accompanied an adult with ASD into a grocery store. This adult had never been unaccompanied in a grocery store. I tasked the adult to purchase three items alone with Dasher. I was in the store but at a distance and out of sight. I had previously accompanied them in the store several times before … Continue reading Ray and Dasher