Karen has two Pet Partners. Shaka (pictured alone), a ten-year-old Akita mix, is a rescue from North Carolina. Zombie, a nine-year-old Dutch Shepherd, was from a breeder and “too nice to be a police dog.” Both dogs are familiar sights at many DOC activities, including dog safety events, UW dorm visits, visits to Meriter, the VA Hospital, UW Hospital, and participating in the R.E.A.D. program at the Fitchburg Library.
Dog Bite Prevention Videos We hope that you find the following videos informative and helpful. The first two were produced by a DOC member and are provided to you courtesy of Dogs On Call, Inc. The third is a fabulous video courtesy of The Family Dog – Stop the 77 Campaign (named because 77% of dog …View full post
Child and Dog Safety Dog bites are a public health issue and we want to help you and your children stay safe with dogs. Data reported from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) state there are 4.7 million dog bites annually. Most of them involve young children.Noted veterinarian and animal behavior scientist, Dr. Ian Dunbar, Ph.D., …View full post
Who Here Likes Dogs? WE DO! WE DO! The voices are heard and the hands shoot up!This is the opening of the Dog Bite Prevention Programs presented by Dogs On Call. The program is adjusted according to the age of the audience, but key topics covered include recognizing dog body language; staying away from dogs …View full post
Mary and Jeff live in Deerfield with Sully, a five-year-old Chinese Crested Powder Puff, and Bella, a six-year-old English Bulldog crossed with an Olde English Bulldogge. They share their home with six other dogs, two rabbits, one rat, one hedgehog, two parakeets, four hens, one rooster, two goats, and “an assortment of reptiles.” Jeff, Mary, Bella, …View full post
Barbara discovered her Pet Partner, Murray, a seven-year-old Black Lab/Hound mix, at the Dane County Humane Society in 2009. Murray and Barbara have a busy schedule, visiting at UW Hospital, UW dorms and libraries, and MTILP, a day center for physically and cognitively disabled adults. Share and Enjoy:View full post
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Pat’s four-year-old Springer Spaniel, Wilson, is an “import” to Wisconsin, from a line of champions in Michigan. They have a busy therapy dog schedule, with visits at Colonial Club Adult Daycare in Sun Prairie, Meadowmere Assisted Living in Madison, Meriter and UW Hospitals, occasional trips to the Ronald McDonald House, as well as R.E.A.D. sessions at the Pinney, Monona, and Monroe Street Libraries.
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When 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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Dana 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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