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.

Category Archives: Memorials


Another beloved Roxy canine volunteer, sweet Irina, passed away recently. All of us who had the pleasure of knowing her will miss her dearly. Please see the attached note from her handler, Anne. To all my fellow Roxy Therapy Dog Volunteers, With a very heavy heart, I write that my dear sweet Irina passed peacefully… Continue Reading


In February 2018, our Roxy Therapy Dogs family lost another long-time, beloved canine volunteer. Bud passed away just shy of 13 years old, after volunteering with Roxy Therapy Dogs for the last 9 years. Bud loved visiting his classes at Gayman Elementary School every week! He also comforted children at the Bucks County Courthouse, and… Continue Reading


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


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