therapy dogs

A visit with author and special needs pet advocate, Barbara Techel

Some of you are familiar with Barbara Techel through her work with IVDD dogs, begun during her journey with the original Walk ‘n Roll Dog, Frankie. But were you aware that she’s recently published an inspiring memoir about her life since then? I’ve been privileged to know Barb since she and I were both relative newbies… Read more »

Here’s Something Just A Little Different…

Here’s one from the “curiouser and curiouser” file — but lots of fun and a good example of how animals so enrich our lives. These particular pets aren’t disabled, but many of those they help to heal are. From the Pet Tales column of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Therapy dogs ‘wed,’ with home residents as witnesses… Read more »