On summer evenings, the neighborhood dogs are allowed to play off leash in the local schoolyard. On this night, Toffee and Chou have arranged a play date; and Toffee is the only dog in the yard when Chou Chou enters.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
May 6, University De-Stress Day, a four hour therapy dog event. Eleven teams signed up for 2 hour shifts; but I was the Team Leader, so Chou Chou and I were there for all 4 hours. Everything was going well, with the dogs sitting on the grass. And then ... a surprise.
Friday, May 23, 2014
I took Chou Chou to her annual eye exam. Every May, veterinary ophthalmologists across the country volunteer their time to provide free eye exams to service dogs and therapy dogs like Chou Chou. That's so generous!
So Chou Chou waited for her doctor to come in and check her eyes. I expected a normal outcome, as in the past. But, she failed cotton ball.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
This is the true story of how blind briards gained vision and, in the process, helped visually impaired children to see.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Going on a road trip with your pup? Be sure you take what you will need in an emergency. Here are some suggestions for your dog's first aid kit. ("And don't forget the treats!")
No, Chou Chou will not be the driver.