“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 3-year-old Mastiff Mix (she is part fox hound). She is certified through American Kennel Club (AKC) as a Canine Good Citizen (CGC), Advanced Canine Good Citizen (CGCA), and Therapy Dog International.  

Leona enjoys hiking, swimming, and lying around the house in sunny spots. Leona is currently offering Animal Assisted Psychotherapy services to children and adults.  

Leona (“Lee-Lee”) (She/Her/Hers)

A little bit more about me --

Groups I vibe with:

Human allied, Spanish-speaking Canines.

Current Availability:

Taking new patients for walking sessions

Service Platform:

Community-based or office-based services

Education & Certifications:

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

Trainings/Readings --

  • Currently working towards Canine Good Citizen Urban (CGCU).
  • Leona's Emotional Support Human (ESH) has special training in Animal Assisted Therapy.

Fun Facts:

  • Leona enjoys howling sessions with her Emotional Support Human.  
  • Her favorite human food is popcorn.
  • Physical touch is her love language.

Therapy Services: 

  • Animal Assisted Therapy.

Would refer out to others for the following:

Anyone who doesn't vibe with dogs.