January 23rd, 2012

Dogs on Call Seeks Volunteers

Dogs on Call is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization comprised of certified therapy dog teams. Certified therapy dogs are dogs that have passed a number of tests for temperament and behavior and are certified and insured by a national organization to serve the community with their owners. Dogs On Call (DOC) has many programs running in various venues throughout Skagit County and North Whidbey, including schools, YMCA programs, Boys and Girls clubs, public libraries, elder care centers, and the Skagit Valley Hospital Children’s Therapy Department. Co-founders are Deb Hall and Sarah Broderick.

“We are constantly recruiting for dog owners (and cats too!) who might be interested in this wonderful volunteerism and would like help determining whether their pet is suitable,” said Hall. “We assist in the entire process and are dedicated to mentoring new teams as well as serving new venues who might want to include canine-assisted therapies and/or activities for their populations.”

For more information about this organization, please visit their website: www.wix.com/dogsoncall/dogsoncall… and/or email Hall at dogsoncall@gmail.com.

Alternative Text

About Photographer Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

PHOTO LICENSING
Photos are available for use as prints and online use. Please contact me for pricing.

PRINTS
$12 for 5 X 7 inch archival print, mailing included.

All Photos are © Steve Berentson. All rights reserved.

Thank you for visiting

A casual journal spotlighting
Anacortes residents and events

Contact

Anacortes Today
c/o Steve Berentson
1102 King Street
Anacortes, WA 98221

Photo Prints & Licensing

Photos are available as archival prints. They are also available for licensing to be used on your website. Please contact us to request a photo.

© 2021 Anacortes Today | Accessibility Privacy Policy Terms of Service
Site Credits: STEAM HOSTING