Dena and her tripod Therapy Dog, a Pitbull rescue she named Petey, are helping to teach acceptance.
In this 59th episode of Therapy Dog Talk, I spoke with Dena, an Alliance of Therapy Dogs Tester/Observer in Oklahoma, about her experiences experiences volunteering with her tripod Therapy Dog Petey. Together they’ve logged over 300 episodes earning Petey the AKC title of Therapy Dog Excellent and along the way they’ve won over every heart that Petey has met, teaching acceptance through the unconditional love of a dog.
If you’re ready to learn more about Dena and Petey, let’s dive in:
In this episode, we discuss …
- What Dena looks for in a dog as a temperament evaluator.
- How Petey helped a child to find strength to recover.
- Why it’s important to treat others with the unconditional love of our dogs.
Key moments you won’t want to miss:
I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I do. Give it a watch or a listen and then let me know in the community which part you found the most helpful!
Mentioned in this episode:
- AKC Therapy Dog Titles
- Alliance of Therapy Dogs
- Bubbles the Therapy Dog (Petey’s Girlfriend)
- Pete the Pup in The Little Rascals
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