Monday, June 22, 2009

Practicing Wearing Capes and Being in Public

The puppies are now practicing wearing service dog capes and have made their first trip into public. Last week, the pups were all taken to Barnes & Noble for some exposure outside of the home. Linda Port and Joyce Thielen continue to work with neuro stimulation and exercises with the pups everyday.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Puppies On CBS 4 News!

Linda Port, CaPR's Program & Training Director, and Joyce Thielen, volunteer Puppy Raiser & Board Member, were interviewed by CBS 4 News on June 16, 2009. The news spot showed all of the pups from the litter and explained the need for new Puppy Raisers to train the puppies.

Read more here
and see the video here

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Exploring the Outside World

The puppies are experiencing new toys, smelling flowers outside, romping in the yard, and exploring the cargo area of a car. They are getting used to different environments and objects.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Growing and Learning

We have put bandanas on the puppies so they get used to wearing capes as they grow older. The pups have been introduced to new toys and have had many new visitors. The purpose is to expose them at an early age to many different kinds of people and objects.