Pet Partner Profile: Kay and Daisy

DaisyWhen Kay’s Golden Retriever, Daisy, retired from the dog show life, she came all the way from a breeder in Canada to settle in Wisconsin. Daisy is a busy girl, joining Kay on visits to Meriter, UW Hospital, the VA Hospital, UW dorms, the Ronald McDonald House, Camp Pawprint, Safety Town, and various community events.

 

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Pet Partner Profile: Dana and Ozzie

OzzieDana needed the help of her young sons when picking out their Golden Retriever. The breeder had two dogs with litters two days apart – 21 dogs to pick from! That was over 11 years ago, when Ozzie joined their family. Dana and Ozzie cover most age groups in their visit schedule, going to UW Hospital, Meadowmere assisted living facility, and UW dorm visits.

 

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Pet Partner Profile: Lydia and Daisy Mae

DaisyLydia’s Pet Partner is Daisy Mae, a six-year-old Papillon, who at six pounds is possibly the smallest member of DOC. Daisy Mae’s size may be small, but she carries a big visit calendar: Wynwood West (assisted living), Avalon (assisted living & memory care), a R.E.A.D. program at the Cambridge Community Library, and filling in for other R.E.A.D. programs.  Daisy is also registered with Lydia’s two daughters, Justine and Madeleine.  Daisy particularly enjoys long-standing relationships with residents; she has been visiting Wynwood and Avalon for four years now, and has known some residents since the beginning.

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Pet Partner Profile: Sue and Molly

Sue and MollySue took the runt of the litter, whom no one wanted. That was lucky for all of us, as Chocolate Lab Molly, now 12 years old, has made so many people happy during visits at the Meriter Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital, the VA Hospital’s psychiatry inpatient unit, UW dorms,numerous R.E.A.D. sessions, and many meet-and-greets around the area.

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Hospital Visits Bring Smiles!

DogsBuddyStMHospital On Call teams visit all Madison area hospitals and brighten the day of patients, visitors, and staff. The dogs get constant attention and petting as people share their own animal stories and get a little distraction from their daily routine. Teams often hear, “You made my day!”

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