Patricia’s Bio

Patricia Wheeler has been a therapy dog handler since 2002 and has over 3,000 hours as a therapy dog handler. She has worked at several sites serving infants through centenarians, and people with an array of cognitive, emotional, physical, and social challenges.

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Sneak Peek: Successful Tails: The Wonders of Therapy Dogs

By Patricia H. Wheeler, PhD Published by AuthorHouse, 2012 I have been a therapy dog handler since 2002, when my dog, Lawrence, the Livermore Lab, started going to an Alzheimer’s facility each week. In 2004, he began going to the VA in Livermore, California, at least once or twice a week. The following year, my […]