Meet the Dogs

All of our dog volunteers are registered therapy dogs with either Pet Partners or The Good Dog Foundation. Meet our dogs and see what they like to do when not working.

Useful Vocabulary:

 

Animal Shelter: A place where animals, primarily dogs and cats, who are homeless are kept and cared for and from which they can be adopted to a new home.
 

Foster Family: A family that provides shelter and care for an animal while a permanent home is sought.

 

Rescue Dog:  A dog that has been placed in a new home after being lost, abandoned, neglected, abused or given up.  Many animal rescue organizations exist to rescue, protect, care and re-home dogs.
 

Resilient:  The ability to "bounce back" after a difficult circumstance or event.

Click on Each Dog to Learn More...

Aime

Handler:  Toni

Breed:  Beagle/Jack Russell Mix

Favorite Activity: Eating treats & snuggling

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Boon 

Handler: Ann

Breed:  Boxer Mix

Favorite Activity: Chasing squirrels and meeting new friends

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Cody

Handler: Ellen

Breed:  Pitbull

Favorite Activity: Playing with her park friends 

Georgia

Handler:  Pam

Breed: Catahoula Leopard Dog

Favorite Activity: Playing ball

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Harry 

Handlers: Wendy & Dee

Breed:  Corgi

Favorite Activity: Playing soccer with his red ball

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Koda

Handler: Kerri

Breed:  Bernese Mountain Dog

Favorite Activity: Playing fetch with her squeaky balls & toy bone

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Beau

Handler: Caroline

Breed:  Husky

Favorite Activity: Visiting

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Bernie 

Handler: Limor and Andy

Breed:  Labradoodle

Favorite Activity: Cuddling

Buster

Handler:  Janet

Breed: Labradoodle

Favorite Activity: Sitting in a kid's lap

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Chester 

Handler: Arthur

Breed:  Portuguese Water Dog

Favorite Activity: Agility

Daisie

Handler:  Jaine

Breed:  Hound Mix

Favorite Activity: Hunting raccoons

Flippy

Handler:  Robin

Breed:  Border Collie Mix

Favorite Activity: Napping on humans' bed when they are not home

Grace

Handler:  Susan

Breed:  Labrador Retriever

Favorite Activity: Playing ball

Griffin 

Handler: Stacy

Breed:  Goldendoodle

Favorite Activity: Playing fetch and swimming 

Jimmy

Handler:  Robin

Breed:  Standard Poodle

Favorite Activity: Running in circles

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Joey

Handler: Cathy

Breed:  Terrier mix

Favorite Activity: Running off-lead

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Little Dude 

Handler: Cara

Breed:  Shih Tzu Mix

Favorite Activity: Cuddling

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Lucy

Handler: Christina

Breed:  Maltese/Poodle mix

Favorite Activity: Off-leash playtime and collecting and snuggling socks

Lucy (Goose)

Handler:  Audrey

Breed:  Great Pyrenees Mix

Favorite Activity:  Chasing squirrels

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Luna 

Handler: Kim

Breed:  Labrador mix

Favorite Activity: Meeting new people and playing in the park with other dogs

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Maddie

Handlers:  Doris

Breed:  Pug

Favorite Activity:  Eating snacks

Maddie

Handler: Jill

Breed:  Labrador Retriever

Favorite Activity: Giving gifts to visitors

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Mickey

Handler: Shira

Breed:  Labrador mix

Favorite Activity: Belly scratches

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Otto

Handler: Amanda

Breed:  Mini Schnauzer

Favorite Activity: Napping

Rookie

Handler:  Christina

Breed:  Labradoodle

Favorite Activity: Playing hide-and-seek

Sam

Handler:  Brenda

Breed:  Blue Heeler/Shepherd Mix

Favorite Activity: Carrying her blanket

"Sunny the Dog"

Handler: Bruce

Breed: Labrador Retriever

Favorite Activity: Stopping in stores for treats

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Massimo 

Handler: Megan

Breed: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Favorite Activity: Playing with his stuffed elephant

Nashville

Handler:  Andrea

Breed:  Labrador Retriever/Hound

Favorite Activity: Meeting dogs at the dog run

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Peanut 
Handler: Andrea

Breed:  French Bulldog

Favorite Activity: Playing with his puppy sister

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River

Handler:  Carolyn

Breed:  Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Favorite Activity: Chasing squirrels

Satchmo

Handler:  Carole

Breed:  Pomeranian

Favorite Activity: Eating and playing fetch

Tasha 

Handler: Susan

Breed: Border Terrier/Schnauzer mix

Favorite Activity: Playing "find it" 

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Millie

Handler: Diane

Breed:  Australian Labradoodle

Favorite Activity: Playing hide-and-seek

Oliver

Handler:  Elena

Breed:  Labroador Retriever

Favorite Activity: Anything with a tennis ball

Ramses

Handler:  Carine

Breed: Shih Tzu

Favorite Activity: Playing with his cat sibling

Slick 

Handler: Kristina 

Breed:  Bassett Mix

Favorite Activity: Chasing seagulls 

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Sammy

Handler: Julie

Breed:  Labrador Retriever

Favorite Activity: Swimming

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Tilly

Handler:  Larry

Breed:  Labradoodle

Favorite Activity:  Playing catch

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