Dancin’ Woofs Community Involvement
Founder/Executive Director of Softdawgs, a non-profit volunteer group that was dedicated to the education of responsible dog-ownership, established in 1998. Softdawgs’ leading achievements included: the 2000 “De-Poop-Da-Park” dog waste pickup educational campaign (the poster and TV commercial, designed by Paul Evers Design, were winners of a 2nd place National “Addy” award and a 1st place Pacific Northwest “Addy” award) and the 2003 “Responsibly Leashing Your Dog” educational campaign. Softdawgs was also instrumental in helping to establish off-leash dog parks in Bend.
Founder/Coordinator, Compassionate Canines of Central Oregon – a Pet Partner Delta Society® Affiliate Group, since 2000. Services include: volunteer coordination, Pet Partner classes, Evaluations, facility set-up for certified Pet Partners visitations, monthly meetings, email correspondence, and media liaison.