Our mission is to bring comfort to children, to enhance the experience of learning, and to enrich the lives of our canine and human volunteers.

Author Archives: Sharon Fleck

Roxy Reporter - Winter 2018

Hi, it’s me Titan again. Thank You for your Generous Support! Just wanted to give a big WOOF to everyone who was so generous and replied to my appeal to help raise funds to recruit more dogs and therapy teams to join me in the courthouse, elementary and high schools, group homes, and the hospital.… Continue Reading

An Extra Special ‘Heart Hug’ from Finn

Cheryl Luginbuhl has a heartwarming story about an interaction between her dog Finn and a clergyman she met outside of Doylestown hospital. Cheryl describes how she was walking Finn outside in preparation for her shift at the hospital when they encountered a clergyman exiting the hospital. Cheryl describes how she could just tell, just by… Continue Reading

Feedback from Dependency Court

Mary Ellen Roche (Judge Robert Mellon’s tipstaff) sent this text to Linda McCrillis, Roxy Therapy Dogs Board Chair; “Thanks to all of you and your dedication, therapy dogs are now in eighty percent of County Courthouses in Pennsylvania. That’s an amazing accomplishment, and it started right here in Bucks County with Roxy Therapy Dogs!” Linda… Continue Reading

Luke

Our Roxy Therapy Dogs family lost one of our beloved canine volunteers in November 2017. Luke was a bright, shining light and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He visited students at Jamison Elementary school and comforted children at the Bucks County Courthouse. He was especially treasured at Doylestown Hospital, where he… Continue Reading

Grace

In October 2017, our Roxy family lost one of our pioneers. Grace was the second dog (only preceded by Roxy herself) to join Roxy Therapy Dogs. She visited children at Gayman Elementary school for 12 years and comforted children at the Bucks County Courthouse as well. When she wasn’t busy comforting children, Grace was an… Continue Reading

Welcome Cooper and Joelle

Cooper is a gentle, loving, and very happy 3 year old Golden Retriever. His birthday is March 22. Cooper and his handler, Joelle, are a wonderful couple together!   Joelle said they are interested in the Hospital, Pedia Manor and Courthouse programs. They are very interested in visiting on the weekends and eager to help at… Continue Reading