Category Archives: updates

  • Memorial Day

    Posted on May 30, 2016 by in Our Dear Friends, updates

    Phoebe remembers her friend, Mr. Lussier. Death Can’t Break the Bond: A Dog’s Devotion at Miramar  

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    Saying Goodbye

    Posted on May 4, 2016 by in Our Dear Friends, Service Dogs, updates

      Losing a loved one is heartbreaking for the one left behind, be it human or canine. Phoebe says a last goodbye to grandpa.  

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    Bellini Visits Art Alive

    Posted on April 29, 2016 by in Service Dogs, Training, updates

      Bellini took some time to stop and smell the roses at the annual Art Alive at the San Diego Museum of Art.

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    Happy Halloween

    Posted on October 29, 2015 by in Service Dog Training, updates

    Love Heels had a full house for training last Tuesday, and it was Halloween dress up day! Here’s the whole crew, and Scooter, too!  

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    Punky Takes Off!

    Posted on February 26, 2015 by in updates

    This week, Punky (a Border terrier/Parson Russell mix) started her periodic pet therapy visits at Lindbergh Field passenger boarding lounges. It is a program coordinated by Travelers Aid. Punky, who got her pet therapy dog training and certification via Love Heels, is the 12th dog to be accepted into TA’s Ready, Pet, Go! program.

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  • Invite to Learn from a Pro!

    Posted on January 6, 2015 by in updates

    Okay gang, time for us two-legged companions to brush up on leadership tips so we can be the real “top” dogs. Nobody better to dish out pointers than the pro, Mary Kay Snyder. She has coached many of us over the years and she’s the best. Mary Kay promises lots of information that will serve […]

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  • Petiquette 101: Sit, Stay, Come

    Posted on September 11, 2014 by in Training, updates

    In the next few weeks, our visiting trainer, Mary Kay Snyder, will offer pointers on various commands. Our first lesson is SIT/STAY, Parts 1 and 2. Make a copy and read the steps until they are clear in your mind. Then start the training. Refer to the steps as often as you need. The only […]

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    Leaning In

    Posted on August 1, 2014 by in updates

    If this photo had a soundtrack, it would be, “Lean on Me,” the classic Bill Wither’s song. Dancer’s boy has hit a rough patch this summer. It may be summertime, but the livin’ ain’t easy for him. As I told a friend, autism on puberty is loud. So, if you’ve been wondering what happened to […]

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    Jetta in Training

    Posted on July 7, 2014 by in New Puppy-in-Training, Service Dog Training, Service Dogs, Sponsors, updates

    Jetta takes a break from training to pose for a picture with the sales staff at Kearny Mesa Volkswagen. As part of his final training, he will spend Friday mornings practicing his business manners at the state-of-the-art facility. Please, drop by and say “Hello” .

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    Celebrate Joe Sunday!

    Posted on June 19, 2014 by in updates

    Friends and family (two- and four-legged) are invited to a celebration of life for our dear friend, Joe Currie, at 5:30 pm on Sunday, June 29.   Father O’Sullivan will offer prayers and words of encouragement; friends are asked to share a favorite story. We will toast Joe’s life and legacy with wine, cheese and, Joe’s favorite […]

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