Elvis and Sophie earned their American Kennel Club (AKC) therapy titles, and are now officially Darby Canyon Elvis Murphy, THD and Sophie Taz Murphy, THD.
Friday was our day for therapy work and we picked up a new facility, giving Elvis four visits for the morning. However I was unable to take Sophie on the afternoon visit, since the activity director and staff for that facility was out with the flu.
The guys continue making an impact on the residents they visit. An individual at one of the facilities is afraid of dogs but this past Friday, after several years of our visits, asked to give Elvis treats; I keep a small container of Goldfish crackers in my therapy bag for such occasions. Although Elvis sniffed the crackers, he didn’t take any, but it was a breakthrough just the same.