Indy was Patrick's puppy and was scheduled to go to college with him as his ESA. She has her handler, Fronzie, wrapped around her little paw.
Sutter is a four year old fox red labrador retriever. She has been working as a therapy dog for three years. She is excited to meet more dogs and people through Paws!
Ozzie is a 4 month old Saint Bernard who loves to swim, go on short walks and settle in for long cuddles. He is a very social guy and makes new friends wherever he goes. He’s looking forward to being trained as a therapy dog with Paws for Patrick!
My name is Ellie and my dog is Otis. I am an LFHS alum and I recently graduated with my masters degree in social work from UIC. Otis is an Australian Cattle Dog mix, and was adopted from the human society. His favorite things include playing outside and meeting new people.
Meet Benji and Lucy
Benji (left) and Lucy (right) are both Australian Labradoodles and are the sweetest dogs in the world! They bring so much love to everyone they meet. They can't wait to work with Paws for Patrick with their handler, Julie.
Lexi Rose is a 10 year old English yellow lab. She loves to be around people and wants to be pet all the time. She is so calm she borders on being comatose (but she is just enjoying her sweet dreams). 😉
Meet Dexter (left) and Cody (right)
Beagles, Dexter(left) and Cody(right), and mom Tammy are super excited to be part of Paws for Patrick. The boys do everything together and are inseparable. Their favorite pastimes are playing, wrestling, cuddling and eating. Dexter has a big personality, and Cody is on the shy side.
Finn was adopted from Wright-Way Rescue by his handler, Michelle. He loves treats and belly rubs! His favorite thing to do is to lay outside in the sun or take walks in the neighborhood.
Sofie is a 4 year old Toy English Goldendoodle. She is the sweetest girl and loves to give kisses! She has a big sister Miley, a Standard English Goldendoodle, who is 13. She also has 3 human siblings that she loves a lot. Her favorite things to do is to take walks and lay in the sun.
Meet Lulu and Heidi
When Heidi (right) isn't gazing at the birds or sniffing the flowers in the garden, she loves to chase the butterflies or watch dogs on TV. Her sister, Lulu is light as a feather and loves nothing more than to snuggle up to humans. She plays tug of war with Heidi, who generously allows Lulu to win on occasion.
Tucker is a 5 year old pound puppy we were lucky enough to meet through the Chicago Humane Society. We recently tried to determine Tucker’s DNA and the tests came back inconclusive, saying he was basically straight up mutt. He is a lover of all scratches and hugs!
Macy is a 6 yo Golden Doodle. Macy loves everyone. She likes to be with people and makes everyone feel special.
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