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Always Faithful: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow- Our Canine Veterans

I Am A Working Dog.

“My eyes are your eyes,

to watch and protect you and yours.

My ears are your ears,

to hear and detect  evil minds in the dark.

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Human Animal Bond

Therapy Dog Training pt 4 & 5

Last week was a bit more hectic. The before/after school program for school aged kids I also work at changed the staff’s hours to accommodate the kids for all day care. 558 more words

Derrick's First Trot

When Derrick first came to us two terms ago he couldn’t sit up and would spend his time lying back on a horse. We can’t claim full credit for this as he has some pretty amazing therapists at KGVI, but today, Derrick, not only asks to sit up on his horse, but even manages to trot!

Healing With Horses

Cowboy Hats, Blue Jeans and Jimmy Wayne!

This weekend we spent time with Jimmy Wayne at Bit of Hope Ranch for the annual Blue Jean Ball. Each year Bit of Hope Ranch host a fundraiser to bring in funds to help support the therapy efforts at the ranch. 201 more words

Animal Assisted Therapy

All creatures great and small

Pet owners have known it all along: keeping a pet has a positive influence on your health. Only recently, the scientific community has shown interest in investigating this influence. 1,467 more words