April 2019

  Wags & Brags April 2019    Jane Fink’s Westie “Jaimie” Greyfaire’s Highland Dancer now has all three of the Canine Good Citizen titles – CGC, CGCA, and CGCU. Patricia First’s Irish Wolfhound Lionel was 2nd in American Bred at the Potomac Valley Irish Wolfhound Specialty. Margaret Ptacek’s Dalmatian earned Grand Champion Silver with 5 […]

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March 2019

  Wags & Brags March 2019    Lois’ Ginny is now an Achiever Dog. Al Pertuit’s Wire Fox Terrier “Trooper” got an Award of Merit at Westminster.

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February 2019

  Wags & Brags February 2019    Lois’ Sheltie “Ginny” earned her Trick Dog Novice title. Lois reported that the tricks are not simple, and this title takes real work. Jane Fink announced the renovation of the new facility for her business, Anderson Dog Works, is finally complete. The new address is 2505 Whitehall Avenue […]

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January 2019

  Wags & Brags January 2019    Michelle Jones’ Shih Tzu Mr. Bates won BIS both days of the Clemson Kennel Club show! Patricia First’s Irish Wolfhound Lionel finished his Championship at the Clemson Kennel Club show on Sunday.

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The Rewards of Visiting and Therapy Dog Work: Memories of Lily, Elizabeth and Evie – by Dr. Patricia F. First

This story is about three of my Irish Wolfhounds who both loved and excelled at visiting and therapy dog work.  Doing this work with them brought me much joy and I write about these memories in the hope that others may become interested in sharing their dogs with their communities in this way. Lily visited […]