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Tag Archives: rescue pets

Kirby Lou: the Wiener Dog with a Ph.D. in Orphan Therapy.

June 21, 2012

Kirby Lou is my wiener dog. Technically speaking, he’s a 12-year-old standard, long-hair, black and tan dapple Dachshund, but around my house, we go the casual route with wiener dog. It seems to fit him better: he’s a very laid back kinda guy. And this past Sunday, which happened to be Mother’s Day, I found myself pondering Kirby’s tremendous contribution to our family. Not as…  

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Love Is… a Therapy Dog, a Sloppy Kisser, a Survivor

February 14, 2012

For Valentine’s Day, three Pet Health Central fans tell us why they love their pets so much. “Our Glen of Imaal Terrier, Winston, is a 2 year old Delta Society Pet Partner (pictured above). Winston visits assisted living facilities and nursing homes with me as a therapy dog. This year Winston is giving out Valentines to all his friends he visits in the facilities. One…  

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