Tag Archives: St John Ambulance

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: award winner!

Milka and I have won a Therapy Dog Community Service Award for 2011 from St John Ambulance. I’m not sure why exactly we are getting one, but it could simply be the number of hours we put in at the … 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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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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