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Pet Therapy

We went, well I tried, to go to the park a few weeks ago. We walked to it, I let Milka off leash, and he stayed in the same spot. It does seem that he prefers to walk around on … Continue reading

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Volunteering

Milka and I visited the seniors lodge today. We barely got in the door and he was mobbed by people wanting to pet him, walk him, hug him. We visited Alice, one of our regulars, who is 93 years old, … Continue reading

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Milka to the rescue…?

Another volunteer visit to the old folks home last night. We usually stick to the same areas – the front lobby, the karaoke lounge, or the fourth floor but as soon as we walked through the doors, Milka yanked me … Continue reading

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Therapeutic for who…?

Milka was the most popular visitor today at South Granville Park Lodge! Today was our first visit as part of the St John Ambulance Pet Therapy Program. It was awesome! He sat on everyone’s lap like a polite little guy. … Continue reading

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Milka’s 15 minutes of fame

Milka is big – in Taiwan. Lydia, Milka’s rescuer in Taiwan, linked to this blog last week once Milka passed the test to become a pet therapy dog. Then two Taiwanese newspapers picked up the story, and three Taiwanese television … Continue reading

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Spreading the Milka love

Milka makes people smile and he loves attention so  I figured that visiting seniors’  homes or hospitals would be the ideal volunteer position for both him and me. After attending a human-only info session, having the vet complete forms and … Continue reading

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