Local therapy dog brings joy and comfort to Hoffmann Hospice

Good News Notes: “At Hoffmann Hospice, people receive end of life care and assistance in grieving loved ones who pass away. This is naturally a very emotional place to be, and one therapy dog is helping in such a wonderful way. In this week’s ‘Kern’s Kindness,’ meet Bernie and his owner Molly Mier. ‘We adopted…

Therapy dog Buddy visits NYC essential workers

Good News Notes: “He may be out of a job, but he’s still one of the hardest-working hounds in New York. Buddy, a licensed therapy dog who lives with owner Michael Gill in Manhattan, has reinvented himself as a furry freelancer since his regular volunteer gig with the Caring Canines program at Memorial Sloan Kettering…

Amos The Labradoodle Helping Pensacola Sailors Cope During Pandemic

Good News Notes: “With COVID-19 still affecting the world, Sailors have been more restricted in an effort to maintain control of the virus and keep Sailors safe. With new accession students attached to Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station, that has meant less socializing, with restrictions to fitness, spiritual services and liberty onboard Naval…

Shelter dog proves you can train older dogs to be therapy animals

Good News Notes: “They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but can you? One shelter dog is proving that maybe you can. If Willa Mae could really speak, she would have quite the story to tell.” “‘Willa Mae is breaking down myths that we have been trying to spread the facts of…

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home adds therapy dog to comfort grieving families | WCYB

Good News Notes: “A new therapy dog in training is helping families with the grieving process. Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home in Kingsport just added eight-week-old Emmie to their team. As a therapy dog, Emmie will be able to assist families in any capacity they need throughout the funeral process, including attending the funeral and graveside services.”…