FC: Our Dogs Jerry & Jean | 2011
1: Our Dogs: Tzu Ling & Bella present | Also Alex, Tiffy & Taffy past | Tzu Ling | Bella | Alex | Tiffy | Taffy
2: "Don't count the years...count the memories." | Tzu Ling | Jean | Tzu Ling has been a therapy dog since January, 2007. She is a PAWS therapy dog with the Orange County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. "PAWS" stands for "Pets Are Wonderful Support."
3: Bella | Jerry | Bella was a PAWS therapy dog for two years, dropping out in 2010 because she became fearful of other dogs. She is a puppy mill dog that came from a local pet store. Puppy mill dogs are abused.
4: Tzu Ling and Bella are very playful and often play with each other. | Bella
5: "A baby girl... one of the most beautiful miracles in life, one of the greatest joys we can ever know, and one of the reasons why there is a little extra sunshine, laughter and happiness in your world today." | They love to "play fight" like young wolves. | Tzu Ling
7: A little heaven on earth... | Tzu Ling and Bella not only play a lot, they also rest a lot. All dogs rest a lot.
8: Tzu Ling & Bella in 2008. Bella passed her therapy dog evaluation on April 19, 2008. | Bella at age 3 months old. This picture was taken on June 21, 2007, just 6 days after we rescued her.
9: Tzu Ling passed her therapy dog evaluation on October 21, 2006. | This picture was taken on May 7. 2007. Tzu Ling was age 1.
10: A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words | Kelli with Tzu Ling and Bella in 2007.
11: Cherish The Ones You Love | This picture was taken on November 5th, 2011.
14: Halloween 2009
15: A ball is Bella's favorite toy
16: Kelli & Tzu Ling
17: "He holds her hand,She holds his heart." | Kelli with Alex & Tzu Ling
18: Our playful dogs.
20: How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You! | Live well, laugh often, love much | Tzu Ling achieved the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen award (CGC) when she took her therapy dog evaluation on October 28,2006. She got a perfect score.
21: Both dogs love their kennels.
22: Kevin Marlin, the PAWS therapy dog evaluator, assisted by Kim Pagones. Kevin's dog, Odie, is with them.
23: Irvine Animal Care Center, the location for all of the PAWS therapy dog evaluations.
24: To the world you may be one person, but to me you are the world. | Tzu Ling visits Schmitt Elementary School. She is part of a "Canine Literacy" program that helps children read out loud to a dog to improve their reading skills. | Canine Literacy | Schmitt Elementary School in Westminster | May 19, 2010
25: March 2, 2011 | March 2, 2011
26: Tzu Ling loves to be petted during Canine Literacy sessions. What she likes the very best is to have her tummy rubbed.
27: Canine Literacy team on February 17, 2010 | Circled on the right are Jean & Jerry. Jean is with Bella and Jerry is with Tzu Ling. Bella really enjoyed the Canine Literacy program, which is Tzu Ling's favorite
28: Tiffy, Taffy & Alex were toy poodles. Alex came from a breeder but Tiffy & Taffy, who were twin sisters, were rescued by us when they were ten years old.
29: Tiffy | Alex | Tiffy was a very sweet dog. She was comfortable with Taffy being dominant. | Alex was a very smart dog. He knew more than 50 words and phrases.
31: Taffy was a great therapy dog.
34: Christmas 2009
35: Getting ready for Christmas 2011