News and Updates
Photo by Rebecca Pearl Photography
Congratulations to renewing teams Michelle with Russell (Great Pyrenees), Jenyfer with Alexis (Great Pyrenees/Lab mix) and Estella with Finn (Pomeranian) - Jenyfer/Alexis and Estella/Finn received complex ratings! Congratulations also to new team Hattie with her cat Piper! Special thanks to our evaluators Laura and Debbie, volunteers Megan, Bob, Robbin, Geralda, and neutral dog team Rosemary with Cher for another successful team evaluation day on April 13!
Caity, Arlo, Maverick, Moose and Getaway had fun participating in Belmont University School of Physical Therapy's pet therapy research!
MCPP teams Estella with Finn (Pomeranian) and Bob with Will (Scottish Deerhound) were chosen to be featured in Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Volunteer Recruitment video. Click here to view "Heroes in Blue Vests"!
Finn and Will in Vanderbilt's "Heroes in Blue Vests" video!
Congratulations to the following teams for passing their team evaluation on February 16: Chris with Maverick (German Shepherd); Hannah with Reepicheep (Yorkie); Jodie with Rumpel (Shih Tzu); Valerie with Wilson (Weimaraner); Frank with Skyler (Golden Retriever); and Becky with Molly (Yorkie)! Team evaluation registration is OPEN for March 9. Click here for details.
Congratulations to Jillian Jellybean and handler/dad Tim, who received The Governor's Excellence in Service award at the Governor’s Mansion!
MCPP held its semi-annual members meeting and Ask the Trainers Roundtable on January 20. There were 26 handlers, evaluators, instructors, trainers and 19 dogs in attendance! (Click any photo below to scroll through)
Congratulations to three new teams who passed their Team Evaluation on Sunday! Thank you to MCPP member volunteers for making the January Team Evaluations possible: Jonathan, Mary, Neutral Dog team Rita & Maverick, and Rachel (not pictured). Special thanks, also, to Evaluators Debbie A. and Gene!
MCPP will host the next Team Evaluation day on February 16 in Franklin.