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My Second AAT Class and Testing!

Woooohooooowooooooooooo! Nalle here, nurse-in-training! I was so excited to go to school today that I marched Mama through the parking lot right to the building, up the stairs and through the maze of doors straight to my classroom! 338 more words

Animal Healing

Adventures in Animal Assisted Therapy

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a complete and total animal lover.  I would go so far as to say they are my preferred companions, even over other people.  1,068 more words

Professor Winston, the rescue dog who teaches about life

If you are new to my blog or haven’t read previous entries, I have a lovely dog. His name is Winston. You can read about our story here:  1,186 more words

Nalle's First Class

Woooooowooooooo Efurrybuddy! This is Nalle, pronounced Naahhh-lay or Naahhh-leee for short, and my name means “teddy bear.” As you can guess I am super sweet and I am studying at the SPCA to become Nurse Nalle working as an Animal Assisted Therapy Pup (AAT). 157 more words

Animal Healing

Trust Me (if you want to)!, I'm An Expert (I think... maybe)!

Essay contributed by Ellen Winston, MA, LPC, NCC, CAAP

I have a lot of letters after my name. Therefore, I must be an expert in my field. 1,330 more words


The Calais School Partners with Ferndog Training, LLC

In an effort to build off of our animal-assisted therapy program, The Calais School is proud to partner with Ferndog Training, LLC to bring our 12+ students a unique learning opportunity.   302 more words

Upper School

Pet Therapy Visit: 3/14/14

Unity Hospice therapy dogs, Indy and Kudos, are at it again – drawing love and smiles from our hospice patients! Last Friday, the adorable duo dressed up in their St. 197 more words

Dog Tales