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Get to Know us!

I graduated with a B.B.A in Marketing from the University of Georgia, I worked in sales and marketing for a number of years.  Even though I was able to secure good positions when I was well, I would experience severe downturns that prevented me from working consistently and productively.  I learned that while high pressure jobs could be lucrative, they were not conducive to my living a healthy and balanced life. Having found a purpose in my life to help others through Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT), I received advanced training from The University of Denver's Graduate School of Social Work in AAT.  The University of Denver is a leader in the field and strives (with the aid of evidence-based research) to encourage mental health professionals to consider incorporating animals into their practice.  Recently, Earl and I got certified as peer support specialists in North Carolina, a designation given to individuals who used their "lived experience" to help others along their journey to wellness.  I believe peer support specialists will be utilized more in the coming years and be an integral part to expanding Go Fetch Wellness offerings.

 
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About Earl

As CCO (Chief Canine Officer), Earl has been in training since he was 8 weeks old.  He is a trained service animal for me as well as a therapy animal for others.  He is now 5 years young and has his Canine Good Citizen credentials issued through the American Kennel Club.  I do not believe that a dog ever reaches the point where training is no longer needed, so we continue working together daily. 

Some of Earl's Favorite Relaxation Spots :)