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Elvis retires

Today was Elvis’ final therapy visit, ending his 6-year career as a therapy dog. Over the past year he’s been losing his enthusiasm during our visits, so I decided that the time had come for him to end his career. … Continue reading

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Elvis re-certifies

Elvis was due for his 2-year re-certification with the Intermountain Therapy Animals (ITA) and last Sunday we made the drive to Salt Lake City, Utah for his testing. He passed his tests with flying colors and made some new friends … Continue reading

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Doc and Mia brace on Pheasants

I braced Doc and Mia for the first time this year. I waited until after lunch to go hunting, after the morning rush of hunters had left and before the late afternoon crowd arrived. We came onto a rooster just … Continue reading

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Memorials of Sophie

I’d like to thank the Intermountain Therapy Animals for sending me the book, The Dog Chapel in memory of Sophie, I enjoyed it very much. I’d also like to thank Harmony and the Photography Boutique for this nice picture of Sophie. … Continue reading

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Ready to work

Elvis and Sophie – bathed, brushed, and ready for their July therapy visits.

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Sophie and Elvis earn therapy titles

  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, … Continue reading

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Sophie and Elvis re-qualify

Elvis and I pose for photo during his therapy re-qualification test. Sophie and Elvis both passed their therapy tests and re-qualified as therapy dogs with Intermountain Therapy Animals. Both did well on their tests, and we left with several suggestions … Continue reading

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