“Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer.” 

-Dean Koontz

The Work

Leona is a 2-year-old Mastiff Mix (she is part fox hound).  She is certified through American Kennel Club (AKC) as a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and Advanced Canine Good Citizen (CGCA) .Leona recently passed her therapy dog international certification test.  She is currently working towards Canine Good Citizen Urban (CGCU).

Leona enjoys hiking, swimming, and laying in the sunny spots around the house.  Shes currently working hard on not jumping up to give kisses to friendly humans and not chasing after squirrels in the neighborhood. 

Leona is looking forward to offering Animal Assisted Therapy services at BACC. 

Leona (“Lee-Lee”) (She/Her/Hers)

A little bit more about me --

Groups I vibe with:

All Human allied, Spanish speaking Canines.

Current Availability:

Taking new patients for walking sessions

Service Platform:

Community based services

Education & Certifications:

  • Puppy classes.
  • Basic obedience training.
  • Credentialed through AKC for Canine Good Citizen (CGC).
  • Credentialed through Advanced Canine Good Citizen (CGCA).
  • Leona also understands her commands in Spanish.

Trainings/Readings --

  • Currently working towards Canine Good Citizen Urban (CGCU).

  • After CGCU, she will request to start offering services within local agencies.

  • Leona's Emotional Support Human (ESH) is currently working through Animal Assisted Therapy Accreditation.

Fun Facts:

Leona enjoys howling sessions with her Emotional Support Human, her favorite human food is popcorn.

Therapy Services: 

  • Animal Assisted Therapy.

Would refer out to others for the following:

Anyone who doesn't vibe with dogs.