Domesti-PUPS Service and Therapy Dog Graduation Announced

By on October 4, 2018

For a long time, Domesti-PUPS has been a great partner of ours, so we’re excited and proud to pass along its latest news of service and therapy dogs that plan to graduate! Read this news blip from the organization below and visit its website for more information.

Domesti-PUPS announces a graduation ceremony for three service dog teams, and one Edu-PUP (classroom therapy dog). The ceremonies will be held on Monday, October 15 at 9:00am at the Nebraska State Penitentiary, and 1:30pm at the Lincoln Correctional Center.
The service dog teams being placed include two wheelchair/mobility support dog, a combination mobility/diabetic alert/seizure response dog. Recipients are from Lincoln, Firth and Orleans, Nebraska. Each dog was trained either in the Nebraska State Pen, or the Lincoln Correctional Center by inmates. Each dog was individually trained for its recipient to meet their needs, and help them lead more independent lives.
The Edu-PUPS (classroom therapy dog) is being placed in a schools in Lincoln. Classroom dogs are innovative teaching tools as the dogs are non-judgmental and unconditionally loving. They bring a renewed inspiration and excitement to the learning process. They motivate students. They also help develop self-esteem, responsibility, motivation, self-discipline and communication skills.
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