Author name: Dan Martin


Sabrina is a three year old akita. She lived with an elderly woman, 2 cats and a chihuahua until her owner went into a nursing home. She was adopted by Laurie and began working towards becoming a therapy dog. She believes everyone here just to love on her. She loves her tennis balls and car […]

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Boomer is a Sheltie/Poodle mix who comes to us from Maine, where he was a Therapy Dog for many years, working at Maine General Hospital and Cancer Center. Boomer has been active in agility competition trials, and has also assisted in adult education classes which provided information to people interested in qualifying their dog for

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2008-2020 Born in November 2009, Jake is a Yellow Labrador Retriever who loves swimming, playing catch and being a Therapy Dog. As a Therapy Dog, Jake enjoys meeting new people, but especially loves to visit the kids at Camp Boggy Creek. He is still a playful pup, but when he puts on his vest, he

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2008-2020 Woolf was the Founder of Companions for Courage, and was a very special boy who touched so many lives in so many ways. What started out with his helping in counseling sessions at the Lake Sumter Children’s Advocacy Center back in 2011 became the seed for what has become Companions for Courage. Woolf retired

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Dupont is a Labrador Retriever mix, and a former Service Dog who spent several years working with a deaf person.  He was a Therapy Dog who loves to visit people and be petted.  Dupont looked forward to going to go to the Courts to comfort children when they testify.

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Retired in 2018 Bosco, a Parti Colored Standard Poodle (chocolate & white), was born on May 6, 2009.  As a puppy, he was socialized with patients, therapists and the staff at a Nursing Home his handler worked in at that time.  As he got older, it was obvious how sweet, gentle and calm he was and

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Born in May 2014, Maverick is a Golden-Doodle who loves to run and play. As a certified Therapy Dog, Maverick visits schools, nursing homes, and anywhere he can get hugs and rubs.  He has a special “doggy sense” when someone needs a little extra attention or love, and reminds everyone he meets that life’s easier

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Hi my name is Harley. I was found on the streets of the Florida panhandle and taken to a really nice rescue in Brooksville, Fl, called Wags2Riches. I am a happy, energetic girl who really loves people. I am so excited I passed the requirements for Companions for Courage! I know it won’t be long

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