Giving the working dogs their due on Labor Day

elaine | September 6, 2010

Labor Day is a time for rest and relaxation for many of us, a time we take a break from a hard day’s work, but it is not just people that work.  Dogs are increasingly joing the workforce, being trained in jobs that can not only make our lives better, but they can also save our [...]

Salida dog makes hospital stays a little easier

elaine | April 5, 2010

Few hospital visitors get the kind of greeting Gabriel does. The five-year-old Golden Retriever, and his owner Gill Engles, visit Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center patients and staff  in Salida each week as part of the Delta Society Pet Partners program.
  “It happens a lot that Gabriel will get such a greeting when [...]