Handler: Sarah Cochran | Volunteer: Riley
firstname.lastname@example.org | 615-498-3730
Riley is another one of our original members and she knows just what to do to make people smile. Her breed is a Brussels Griffon.
Handler: Amy Sloan | Volunteer: Coale
email@example.com | 216-496-8079
Coale, a Golden Retriever Mix, is one of our most experienced members. He has earned his AKC Distinguished therapy patch and is R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) certified. Along with the soft fur comes a wet tongue, so just ask if you like kisses!
Handler: Kathy Simms | Volunteer: Marley
firstname.lastname@example.org | 615-854-6050
Marley is a 200lb Great Dane, but he is one of the most gentle and loving dogs you will ever meet. He may be big boned, but he’s even bigger hearted…and he loves Girl Scout cookies so watch out!
Handler: Glenn Kindred | Volunteer: Comet
email@example.com | 615-454-0514
Comet is a gentle Border Collie who thrives with seniors. Comet snuggles, comforts, and hugs everyone he meets.He is a winning agility dog and has earned hisAdvanced therapy patch.
Handler: Diana Kindred | Volunteer: Gracie
firstname.lastname@example.org | 970-560-1035
Gracie is a young Border Collie who loves bringing smiles and laughs to everyone she visits. She adores children and is quite skilled at agility. Gracie has earned her Excellent therapy patch.
Handler: Jo Johnson | Volunteers: Mannie and George
email@example.com | 615-268-7106
Jo is certified with both Mannie, the Australian Shepard, and George the Bulldog. Mannie knows an array of tricks, is R.E.A.D. (reading education assistance dog) certified, and has her Advanced therapy patch. George is the attention getter with his vivacious personality.
Handler: Debbie Locke | Volunteer: Josie
firstname.lastname@example.org | 615-289-5871
Josie is our beautiful Boxer. Josie is usually dressed to impress with pretty pick toenails.
Handler: Vicki Bridgeman | Volunteer: Bentley
email@example.com | 561-315-9328
Bentley is our loving Shorkie (mix between Shih Tzu and Yorkie). We call Bentley the “ice breaker” because he can put a smile on anyone’s face.
Handler: Tonya Malzone | Volunteer: Zoey
firstname.lastname@example.org | 615-974-2757
Zoey is a Havenese and as you can see cute as can be! She makes people happy with her sweet loving personality.
Handler: Jodi Weatherford | Volunteer: Axel
email@example.com | 615-788-3445
Axel is a Border Collie with a fun loving active personality. His agility skills are amazing!
Handler: Catherine Masters | Volunteer: Glitter
firstname.lastname@example.org | 818-984-9484
Glitter is a certified farm dog who left her show career to stay at home and herd toddlers! She’s a sweet and smart Smooth Collie who loves volunteering with children and the elderly alike.
Catherine is our resident Control Evaluator, certified by AKC for Canine Good Citizen and Trick Dog testing.
Handler: Judy Hackett | Volunteer: Passion
email@example.com | 615-376-2233
Passion is a Border Collie who is very outgoing. She loves to visit children and adults. Her skills go beyond therapy into dog sports such as obedience, conformation, agility and herding. She is a very proud to be a member of Love On A Leash.
Handler: Roxanne Ullyot | Volunteer: Ernie
firstname.lastname@example.org | 760-415-8565
Ernie is a sweet Golden Doodle who was rescued from Mexico. His handler splits her volunteer time between Nashville and San Diego, so we are very lucky to have them! Curious and eager to meet anyone, you just can’t help smiling during a visit.
Handler: Rebecca Cornelius | Volunteer: Connelly
email@example.com | 615-415-2520
Connelly is our one and only feline volunteer! He is a Domestic Short Hair and one year old. Everyone enjoys watching him walk the hallways on a leash leaning against the walls. He is also quite the talker and loves to snuggle in a warm lap.
Handler: Donna Pullen | Volunteer: Tucker
Tucker is a 6 pound, 3 year old Papillon who came from California. he was active with LOAL there and participated in two reading programs along with other visits. He likes playing ball, running, going for walks, and snuggling.
Handler: Kitty Penetcost | Volunteer: Rowan
Rowan is a young Border Collie. When not doing therapy visits, he enjoys sheep herding, rally, obedience and agility. He loves other dogs, kids, and adults.
Handler: Alice Emberton-Feazell | Volunteer: Retha
firstname.lastname@example.org | 615-973-9733
Retha is a 6 year old Poochon (poodle/bichon mix) with a sincere love of people. She loves to be held and cuddled, or will sit on laps and give kisses.
Handler: Leslie Reynolds | Volunteer: Blu
Blu is a gentle, sensitive gal who was born in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She thinks shes small, loves to sit on you and talk. She loves people and will be your best friend if you have food…especially bananas!
Handler: Kayla Eastman | Volunteer: Tallon
email@example.com | 317-670-9442
Tallon is an Aussie mix who began volunteering at a young age. Always sporting his signature bow tie, he loves sharing kisses and snuggles with young and old alike and visits a wide array of facilities. Future goal is a R.E.A.D. certification.
Handler: Debbie Rankin | Volunteer: Gem
firstname.lastname@example.org | 615-516-5343
Gem is a very gentle and loving Golden Retriever. Her big brown eyes will melt your heart in an instant. She enjoys playing in water and running around with tennis balls in the yard.