Posts Tagged “therapy dog”

Chi Chi quadruple amputee becomes a therapy dog

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Chi Chi quadruple amputee becomes a therapy dog

    Chi Chi is a 3 year old female Golden Retriever and is a Certified Therapy Dog. She visits hospitals, schools and other facilities where she brings smiles and hope to people of all ages. Chi Chi is a quadruple amputee because she had to have parts of all four of her legs amputated…

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Podcast-Homage to Smiley the Blind Therapy dog

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Podcast-Homage to Smiley the Blind Therapy dog

Smiley the Blind Therapy Dog has crossed over after a long fight with cancer. In 2015 we interviewed Smiley’s Mom  Joanne George, just at the time when his decline started, and at the time Smiley had not yet gotten involved in social media and we encouraged Joanne to start a Facebook page for Smiley. As of…

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The Internet’s Most Famous Therapy Dog Loses Credentials Because of the Biker Image

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The Internet’s Most Famous Therapy Dog Loses Credentials Because of the Biker Image

The Internets most famous therapy dog, Chopper the Biker Dog, has lost his therapy dog certification from Pet Partners after being certified for five years because of the biker costume and the image associated with it. In an exclusive interview on Pet Radio, Mark Shaffer spoke to us publicly for the first time about the…

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Pit Bull Teaches an Autistic Boy to Hug and Kiss His Mother For the First time in Their Lives.

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Pit Bull Teaches an Autistic Boy to Hug and Kiss His Mother For the First time in Their Lives.

What could possibly be more horrible for a Mother than to never be able to embrace her son, show him affection, or a kiss on the cheek.  For Amanda Granados and her son Joey, this was their reality. Joey was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, a disorder on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum, at age seven…

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Lil Bub Teams Up With Norbert the Dog-The Cutest Animal Couple EVER!

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Lil Bub Teams Up With Norbert the Dog-The Cutest Animal Couple EVER!

  The cuteness on the snuggle bug meter is off the scale since both Lil Bub and Norbert put out a teaser today on their social media that they are teaming up for a new book.  Mike Bridavsky promised Pet Radio that a detailed announcement of the partnership will be made tomorrow once Kickstarter gives the green…

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5 Ways to Know if Your Dog Would Be a Good Therapy Dog

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5 Ways to Know if Your Dog Would Be a Good Therapy Dog

Do you think your dog has what it takes to be a therapy dog? How do you know of your dog would make a good therapy dog?  Answer these five questions: 1. Is your dog calm, or over excited when meeting new people? 2. Does your dog react to sounds in a room? 3. Is…

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Puppy found nailed to railroad tracks grows up to be a therapy dog for children amputees

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Puppy found nailed to railroad tracks grows up to be a therapy dog for children amputees

Hello. My name is Hudson the railroad puppy. On Saturday, September 8, 2012 railroad workers found me and my 2 sisters nailed by our paws to the railroad tracks in Albany, NY. We were 3 weeks old. We were taken to Mohawk Hudson Humane Society in Menands, NY where we were given life saving treatment…

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Mavis Pearl Putting Smiles on Children’s Faces

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Mavis Pearl Putting Smiles on Children’s Faces

Mavis Pearl is a dog with a cause! She is involved in her non profit 501c3 charity Joy In The Cause, www.facebook.com/joyinthecause. Her website is www.joyinthecause.org. She has a heart for helping and loves to make people smile. She raises money to help men, women, and children, with life altering illness. It is her goal to help them…

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