Category: Graduate Tales

Dottie’s Ability to Acclimate

From the coast of California to the forests of Alaska, Facility Dog Dottie shows her ability to acclimate to any situation. Whose role once assisted children at The Winston School in Del Mar, CA, she now has been given the … Read more

Mully, with me!

HOW A DOG MAKES THE TRANSITION FROM BOY TO MAN POSSIBLE “Mully, with me!” Twelve year old, Wesley Metcalfe, has just come home from school and is now taking his new best friend, Mully – aka, The Mullet, The Mull, … Read more

“Poppy” Eases Anxieties, Offers Positive Focus

HOW ONE TENDER LOVING CANINE TRANSFORMS HER BOY’S FAMILY While mulling over how best to describe what Poppy has done for our son, I realized Poppy’s presence has brought bright new hope and peace to our entire family. Our Scott … Read more

Linda and Willow

TLCAD At Ease Service Dog recipient Retired Major NC USAF Linda Stanley has turned her experience with PTSD into her mission to help her fellow service members. Linda served over 20 years in the military – – six years in … Read more

San Diego County’s Very Own Little Miss Muffet

Everyone knows the tale of Little Miss Muffet…well there is a real life Little Miss Muffet and there are no spiders that could ever scare away this one. Little Miss Muffet is an Autism Service Dog trained by Tender Loving … Read more

Let Me Tell You About Two Best Friends…

THE BOND BETWEEN A BOY & HIS DOG Riley, an 11-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, and Libby, a three-year-old Golden Retriever, were matched as a team in August of 2008. At the time, Riley was in a wheelchair and only … Read more