Friday, January 16, 2009

Therapy Newf

Katie is getting very relaxed in her role as a therapy dog. She really seems to understand the purpose of our visits now. She has come such a long way from the puppy who used to be terrified of anything with wheels. Look at her now:
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When we visit children at Easter Seals she is completely at ease around the wheelchairs. (Child's face blurred to protect privacy)
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Some of the children like to walk Katie. For safety purposes I keep two leashes attached to her so that the child can "walk" Katie while I still maintain control. Katie is starting to do a great job of slowing down her normally incredibly fast pace to match the slower paces of the children. Katie brings so many smiles to their faces and to mine.

1 comment:

Princess, Tank and Isaac: The Newfs of Hazard said...

Great job, Katie! (and congratulations on extending your adoption time!)

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