Mango II | April 2024

Mango II | April 2024

Mango II is working through his pre-placement testing and should soon be ready to move into the matching process! This is a very exciting time for Mango, and he’s been enjoying an increase in targeted field trips to assess what kind of environment he’d be...
Mango II | March 2024

Mango II | March 2024

March has been a busy month for Mango II as we make final preparations for the upcoming Pre Placement Test. Mango really hit a new gear this month and rose to the challenge! Mango is feeling more like a solid working dog every day while still retaining a healthy dose...
Mango II | January 2024

Mango II | January 2024

Happy New Year! January was full of snowy adventures and warm indoor training sessions. Mango II continues to hone his skills as a future PTSD Service Dog. He’s enjoying learning his interrupter skills and building his persistence in his alerts. Mango is...
Mango II | December 2023

Mango II | December 2023

Happy Holidays! Mango II enjoyed a well-deserved vacation over the holiday break. He enjoyed time with his dedicated sitters and was a part of their family celebrations! Skills being learned: Proofing duration positions Recent field trips: N/A Possible behavior...
Mango II | November 2023

Mango II | November 2023

Mango II has had a fun and productive November! He has settled into Advanced Training in Chilliwack beautifully. He has had great improvement in his core strength and body awareness. He absolutely loves getting to run and explore off-leash on hikes when he’s not...
Mango II | October 2023

Mango II | October 2023

Mango II was transitioned to his Advanced Trainer this month! He has joined Emma’s string and will be living and training in Chilliwack, BC. Mango spends his weekdays living on a quiet farm, training daily, getting tons of enrichment, and “being a...
Mango II | September 2023

Mango II | September 2023

This month, Mango II spent half of his time at campus and is now with a long-term sitter! While on campus, we continued working on desensitizing with eye drops and worked on enforcing his wait at thresholds, especially when he is off-leash in a home setting so he does...
Mango II | August 2023

Mango II | August 2023

This month, Mango II was welcomed into Advanced Training! Mango was thrilled to come onto campus! He loves playing endlessly with all his friends when it is playtime. Even though he is absolutely delighted being around all his new friends, he prefers to spread out in...
Mango II | July 2023

Mango II | July 2023

I had a busy summer. Travel, play, and surgery recovery! I went to a family friend’s house on the Sunshine Coast. There is a huge yard with a few other dogs. NO Fence! I never enjoy such freedom. They said I have a good recall and I can listen. I can share and...
Mango II | June 2023

Mango II | June 2023

I am a lovely and sweet boy! Everyone loves me. When I go to work at school, I am the best. No kids melt down when I am on duty Teachers and staff always use me as a strategy— FIRST work, THEN Mango time. If kids come to school feeling anxious, sad, or grumpy, they...
Mango II | May 2023

Mango II | May 2023

Oh my, I love working at school this month. Finally, I got to stay the full day at work – kennel-work – kennel shifts. I helped one boy participate in gym. He used to feel scared to go to gym. No kidding, it is loud and big. With me, he was happy. We...
Mango II | April 2023

Mango II | April 2023

I did extremely well this month. My favourite part was I started a full-day job at school. The weather is nicer. There are lots of kids everywhere. Staying in the library is very easy. Staying in the gym is short and sweet. I heard teachers talking about me,...
Mango II | March 2023

Mango II | March 2023

I loved the snow in early March. I had a lot of fun playing in the snow when I stayed at my sitter’s place. I dug into the snow, rolled my body over it, and lay down for a couple of minutes. It was so relaxing and comfortable. I go to school early morning. I...
Mango II | February 2023

Mango II | February 2023

There was a sweet sixteen birthday party at home this month. They were really happy, loud, and playful. I am a teenager too. But I think I am better. I listened well, kept my distance from the yummy food, and said bye and hi properly. It was an exhausting night....
Mango II | January 2023

Mango II | January 2023

I turned 1 this month. I am a bigger and calmer boy now. I had lots of exciting trips to school, a soccer field, stores, and a therapist. My favourite is school because everyone there will say I am a good boy.  I can also have a handful of chopped apples like the...
Mango II | December 2022

Mango II | December 2022

I was very busy in Dec. I stayed at a hotel, went to the restaurant, visited the Christmas Market, attended the concert, stayed calm when guests were over and attended the meetings. I did fantastically. Best of all, I love the fluffy and soft snow. The snow was so...
Mango II | October 2022

Mango II | October 2022

Mango spent lots of time on the soccer field, Special Olympic Bowling, school, and transportation this month. He is working very hard on staying calm when things are exciting. Whistles, steps, balls rolling, and noises do not bother him much. He is so brave and...
Mango II | September 2022

Mango II | September 2022

Being a teenager is so exciting! Mango becomes bigger, more powerful, and more capable. When he came to school with me, everyone was amazed at how much he had grown in the summer. He was famous for his “fake calm” on the floor. So compliant. He loves...
Mango II | August 2022

Mango II | August 2022

Mango II is so friendly. He loves all the doggie friends. If he is allowed, he will happily greet them with his lovely kisses. However, he is very aware that he can not chase after or greet friends all the time. When the weather is hot, Mango loves a cool place. He...
Mango II | July 2022

Mango II | July 2022

Mango had an away vacation in July. He was busy, brave, and happy at sitters. When he was back home, he showed us his great house manner. We were amazed. He waited patiently for his food. Even he was really interested in our dinner table, he was down quietly. We just...
Mango II | June 2022

Mango II | June 2022

Mango made lots of friends this month. He likes to play with his dog friends early morning or late evenings for a short time. He likes to visit school staff and show them he is calm and friendly.  Submitted...
Mango II | May 2022

Mango II | May 2022

Are you proud of me? I am doing my very best with my training. Everyone says I am bigger. Can you believe it? I grew 7 pounds this month. I have also become calmer and gentle. My friends love me. I behaved nicely at the bank, stores, library, and school. The outings...