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Upcoming  Screening:    Mid August  (Screening Now Full);  Next Class: Jan 2018 Next Class:           Early September  (Class Now Full) Next Evaluations:  Sept 16, Oct. 14, 28, Nov 4 or 11  

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Maverick

Meet One of Our Featured Pet Partner Team Maverick and Rodney Whaley I got my little buddy, Maverick from a sled dog kennel in British Columbia Canada. My first experience with him came in 2002. For my 50th birthday, I wanted to spend a week mushing sled dogs and...

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Dusty

Meet One of Our Featured Pet Partner Team - Dusty and Lynda Wigal "Everybody loves Dusty" is the theme song for the Pet Partner Team of Dusty and Lynda Wigal. On August 30, 2001, I stopped at Williamson County Humane Shelter to see if a puppy could be adopted to be a...

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Erika

Meet One of Our Featured Pet Partner Team - Erika and Linda Brewer. Erika is the animal half of the Pet Partner Team with Linda Brewer BREWER’S TRUE STORIES OF ANIMAL THERAPY I teach in a very unique high school where all the students know and care about each other...

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Triumph

Triumph is the animal half of the Pet Partner Team with Moe Moeller Triumph's Story: (as told by Moe) It's a story of Triumph, in more ways than one. Triumph is the name of a Siberian Husky found alone and helpless along the side of a country road in Adana, Turkey....

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Jake

Jake is the animal half of the Pet Partner Team with Linda Wright. Jake's Story:  (as told by Linda) Jake is a big black Lab that came into our life about a year ago.  We had a little dog named Squirt who had been fighting cancer for over a year when he lost his fight...

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Swoosh

This article originally appeared at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/12/11/vumc%E2%80%99s-swoosh-takes-home-top-dog-pet-therapy-award/ A tiny Vanderbilt University Medical Center volunteer has received a giant award from a national organization. Swoosh, a 7-year-old...

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Ans

Ans is the animal half of the Pet Partner Team with Liz Goldman.  Ans Story:  (as told by Liz) My parents had an elderly German Shepherd.  I thought it would be good for them to get another dog before they lost Sissy, so I went to Patty Ryan at Happy Tales and...

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Logan, Zep, Silver, Duncan and Jenyfer Lindahl

Logan, Zep, Silver, and Duncan's Story: (as told by Jenyfer) Five years ago I adopted Logan, a flop-eared, 5 year old (we thought), big, and loving German Shepherd from the local pound. She had outstayed her welcome there and was on the Put to Sleep list. The kind...

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Maverick & Rodney

Meet One of Our Featured Pet Partner Team Maverick and Rodney Whaley I got my little buddy, Maverick from a sled dog kennel in British Columbia Canada. My first experience with him came in 2002. For my 50th birthday, I wanted to spend a week mushing sled dogs and...

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Dusty’s Story

Meet One of Our Featured Pet Partner Team - Dusty and Lynda Wigal "Everybody loves Dusty" is the theme song for the Pet Partner Team of Dusty and Lynda Wigal. On August 30, 2001, I stopped at Williamson County Humane Shelter to see if a puppy could be adopted to be a...

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Erika’s Story

Meet One of Our Featured Pet Partner Team - Erika and Linda Brewer Erika is the animal half of the Pet Partner Team with Linda Brewer BREWER’S TRUE STORIES OF ANIMAL THERAPY I teach in a very unique high school where all the students know and care about each other and...

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Triumph’s Story

Meet One of Our Featured Pet Partner Team - Triumph and Moe Moeller Triumph is the animal half of the Pet Partner Team with Moe Moeller Triumph's Story: (as told by Moe) It's a story of Triumph, in more ways than one. Triumph is the name of a Siberian Husky found...

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Jake’s Story

Meet One of Our Featured Pet Partner Team - Jake and Linda Wright Jake is the animal half of the Pet Partner Team with Linda Wright Jake's Story: (as told by Linda) Jake is a big black Lab that came into our life about a year ago. We had a little dog named Squirt who...

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Ans’ Story

Meet One of Our Featured Pet Partner Team - Ans and Liz Goldman. Ans is the animal half of the Pet Partner Team with Liz Goldman. Ans Story: (as told by Liz) My parents had an elderly German Shepherd. I thought it would be good for them to get another dog before they...

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Swoosh’s Story

This Story Appeared originally in Vanderbilt University's Reporter, and can be seen here. VUMC’s Swoosh takes home ‘Top Dog’ pet therapy award by Nancy Humphrey | Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, 8:56 AM A tiny Vanderbilt University Medical Center volunteer has received a...

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