Tuesday, November 14, 2017

De-Stressing First Responders


Chou Chou Briard, AKC Therapy Dog Excellent, spent a  weekend with other therapy dogs at the California Office of Emergency Services. The dogs were there to de-stress FEMA workers, firefighters, and the National Guard -- deployed from all over the US to fight the Northern California fires. Some were just back from Puerto Rico, Texas, and Florida hurricane relief. They were exhausted, and all so grateful!

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Therapy Dog Excellent




Chou Chou Briard has completed 200 animal-assisted therapy visits to libraries, schools, nursing homes, and community de-stress events and has earned her new AKC title: Therapy Dog Excellent. AKC has presented her with a patch and a medallion to wear (which is heavy!).

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Chou Chou Briard Discovers Sand



It was Mothers' Day Weekend and family was visiting. Time to go to the beach! Chou Chou has never been on sand. Would she like the beach? Would the sand stick in her hair and never come out? Or would it come out all over the floor for days on end? I didn't know how she'd react, but off we went to Santa Cruz, CA for playtime on the beach!

Monday, July 3, 2017

National Puppy Day With Chou Chou



For National Puppy Day, Chou Chou took some of her favorite people to Empire Mine State Historic Park in Grass Valley, CA, for a photo shoot. This mansion was the  mine owner's home and is known as the Bourn Cottage.  

Sunday, July 2, 2017

New Children's Book About Chou Chou!

Who Will Come To My Party? is Chou Chou's new book! It's available as an ebook and a paperback at amazon.com.

It's the true story of a friendship. There are photos of Chou Chou Briard and her friends, and the ebook also has videos. 

Children who love dogs will love this book, and the uplifting message will resonate with readers of all ages.   


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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Chou Chou's 6th Birthday




Pictures of Chou Chou's 4th birthday party are in her new ebook, Who Will Come To My Party?

Her 6th birthday party, April 7,  was also in a library on a Read To A Dog day. But this party turned out to be a little wilder - a Cat In The Hat kind of party!


See more of the fun:

Cars Are Too Hot For Dogs




Just a reminder ...
Dogs like to ride in cars, but don't leave us there. Even a quick trip into a store can kill us!
Love XOXO, 
Chou Chou Briard

Monday, January 2, 2017

Chou Chou Briard Voted For Change



("I voted. But I didn't vote the way you think I did. I usually vote for all Briards, up and down the ballot. But this time, I wanted a change candidate! There are too many Briards are out of work!")