Photo of the Day

Very few people know that Buster was actually tested and certified as a therapy dog before Peaches, and six months younger in age.  But the reason that Peaches has been working steadily as a therapy dog for the last year and that Buster has not is simply a matter of mode and preference.  Buster, despite being far superior to Peaches in obedience and skill performance, has only two modes of operation when it comes to interacting with people:  indifferent or smothering.

Here is an example of smothering, with his daddy.

About emily douglas

Emily Douglas authors The Unexamined Dog blog and writes regularly about "pit bull" advocacy, humane education and the parallels between the education field and the dog world. Emily and her dog, Peaches volunteer as a registered therapy dog team in the Southeast Michigan area, where their visits are affectionately known as Peach Therapy.
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