Category Archives: Therapy Dogs

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    Puppy-raiser Needed!

    Posted on March 25, 2014 by in New Puppy-in-Training, Service Dog Training, Service Dogs, Therapy Dog Training, Therapy Dogs, Training, updates

    Wanted: Loving individual with plenty of patience to bring a puppy into your home and heart for 18 months. No experience necessary, our staff of professional “people trainers” will teach you to teach your puppy the working skills he/she will need to become a successful canine companion. During months of training, you and your puppy will […]

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    Punky at Work

    Posted on February 3, 2014 by in Therapy Dogs

    Love Heels-trained therapy dog Punky (with her “dad” Preston) brightened the day for a patient at the Veterans Hospital in La Jolla last week.  If a patient desires to pet her, she hops atop their bed and patiently sits as they interact with her.  Punky visits veterans there every other week. 

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    Go Punky!

    Posted on January 23, 2014 by in Therapy Dog Training, Therapy Dogs

    On Tuesday, we found pint-sized Punky, a Love Heels therapy dog, alongside her trainer Preston Turegano in a wheelchair around touring the halls of Nazareth House. The team was working on a key skill for a therapy dog like Punky, who visits residents of care facilities like Nazareth House and the VA Hospital: acclimating to […]

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