Cocoa Joy "sat" for her Delta Society finals today, and she passed! She's officially certified to visit health care facilities where she will bring lots of joy and love to people who are hurting and lonely. Yea! Cocoa. In this photo, she is waiting for Cindy, the Delta Society test administrator to complete the paperwork [...]
With the Delta Society test behind her, Cocoa Joy is ready to turn her attention to an up coming cup of decaf Starbucks! Her "boo boo" (on her paw) is still there but it did little to slow her down.
Cocoa looks back to hear what her friends are saying. They are waiting for their opportunity to take the test, and they have just heard the news that she passed and is being certified by the Delta Society.
Mary is an awesome Golden Retriever. She took her Delta Society exam today, too, and passed with a thousand flying colors. Here she is gettig a quick touch-up by Sandy, her owner and also one of the owners of Dog School 101, before the Delta Society evaluator arrives.
Freckles is a new friend and someone who is just fun to hangout with. I took this photo and then noticed that Cocoa was in her "down and stay" position and not up and running around the classroom. I was amazed! The moment she walks through the door at Dog School 101, she goes into [...]
Cocoa is ready to go—gentle leader in place and responding to the "watch" command. I wondered if she had a few pretest jitters, but I don't think that was the case. Her trainers had prepared her perfectly.