Dogs share Valentine's love, cheer

On Valentine's Day, members of Olympic Gentle Paws dog therapy group surprised residents at Prairie Springs Assisted Living and Dungeness Courte Alzheimer's Community.

Valentine's cards with pictures of members' dogs were given to residents. The group visits the two facilities once a month.

Pictured above from left are Linda Keck, member of Paws, with Boo, a Jack Russell terrier, and Lucile Cole, a resident at Prairie Springs.

Right is Judy Green's Casey, a flat-coated retriever.

Other members who participated were Claire Cornell with Mercedes, a yellow Labrador retriever, and Junior, an English springer spaniel; Sandra Necco with Georgie Boy, a bichon frisé; Barbara Neil with Misty Vale, a bichon frisé; Don Porritt with Cody, a Yorkshire terrier; and Joan Irwin with Cookie, a German wirehair pointer.

Prairie Springs Assisted Living is at 680 W. Prairie St. Dungeness Courte Alzheimer's Community is at 651 Garry Oaks Drive.

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