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Upcoming W.A.G.S. Events
2014 Membership Meeting Dates:
    - April 12
   - May 10
   -
***June 7***
   -  July 12
   -  Aug 9
   - Sept 13
   - Oct 11
   - Nov 8
   -  Dec 13

***Please note that the February and June meetings are on the 1st Saturday instead of the 2nd Saturday of the month***

WAGS Orientation EVENING Schedule
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2014 Continuing Education Schedule
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2014 Evaluation Dates & WAGS 101 Class Info Click Here
  
 
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Volunteers Needed

Almost all facilities on the WAGS visitation schedule need visiting Ambassador teams and/or subs. Please contact Tammy Harrod, Facilities Chairperson, at tammylharrod@gmail.com  for the complete schedule and volunteers needed.
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WAGS needs your help! Please consider donating your used Delta Training manual for use by new Ambassador teams in training for WAGS 101. WAGS will provide you with a chaitable donation voucher for your taxes for $25 for each donation. Bring your used Delta Training manual to future membership meetings for drop off.


There are numerous upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
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Welcome To W.A.G.S. - Pet Therapy of Kentucky, Inc.
WAGS (Wonderful Animals Giving Support) Pet Therapy of Kentucky, Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer organization based in Louisville since 1999. WAGS members believe in the special – often healing – bond between people and animals. The mission of WAGS is to bring people and pets together for companionship and therapy.

To accomplish this goal, WAGS Ambassador teams have volunteered thousands of hours in over 40 facilities in the Kentuckiana area providing animal-assisted activities and
animal-assisted therapy. Participation in visitation presents 150 WAGS members with a unique opportunity to give back to the community and share their wonderful, loving pets with those in need.
News & Info
For Members

We have a big change for our WAGS Meeting this Saturday, April 12. Because of a scheduling conflict, we will be holding our membership meeting at Selena's Restaurant (only a few minutes from the church).  No Dogs at Meeting this month as we will be at a restaurant.

  • The membership meeting will still be held 10 a.m., April 12
  • Continuing Education (talk on dog rescue) will be held directly after the meeting
  • Orientation will be held at 11:15

Note: There will be no board meeting this month.

 

Meeting location:
Selena's Restaurant 
10609 Lagrange Rd
Louisville, KY 40223 

 

Plant Sale Pick Up

If you ordered plants, pick them up between 10 a.m. and noon at Selena's back parking lot.

 



Ambassador Team News
Thank you to WAGS Ambassador Team, Audra Schlegel and Moose

A letter from a family member Good morning, Ms. Graeter: My name is Kim Kremer Elliott, and I had the pleasure of meeting one of the WAGS therapy dogs yesterday. Moose and his person Audra Herwald Schlegel came to to visit my father yesterday at Norton Browsboro; in fact, they made a special trip in to see him after being contacted by the floor nurses. Moose was gentle and kind, and Audra was excellent at communicating with my father, even though he couldn't talk. During the visit, my father calmed down and perked up. He's always been a lover of large dogs, and Moose fit that bill! He was able to pet Moose and even get nose-to-nose with him for some puppy love. My father's breathing evened out and he appeared to be less stressed during this visit, which I know was because of Moose! My father passed away this morning, and I truly believe that Moose's visit allowed him the peace and love of an animal to be calm and move on. I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate Audra and Moose, and the service you provide to the community. WAGS certainly made a wonderful, positive difference for my father's last hours. Thank you for all the excellent work you and the WAGS team do.

My warmest thanks,
Kim