Classique's I've Got a Feeling
"Logan"
CLASSIQUE BERNESE
MOUNTAIN DOGS
Where Titles On Both Ends Are Important!
Classique's I've Got a Feeling
"Logan"

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Dam:  Ch Classique Hot To Trot, Top Producer "Heather"
Sire:  BISS Ch Adesa's Stepping Out "Charzard"

Owned Loved & Trained by Marcia Eckhardt
THERAPY DOG

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Logan & Marcia (right) are members of
Therapy Dogs Incorporated
and do therapy work at
Excelsior Youth Center
where referrals for placement come from human service agencies, the courts, mental health facilities, school districts, and families. Excelsior provides home, security, safety and structure to young girls who may have failed in many other treatment placements. Many teens placed with Excelsior have histories of self-destructive behavior, may have been abused or neglected, adopted then relinquished, or involved in gangs and cults.
There are 180 girls at this school in 10 different cottages.  The dog therapy teams do 8 week sessions with no more then 10 girls at a time and rotate through the cottages.  There are currently 8 dogs in their group.  The sessions consist of allowing the girls time to just sit and talk with the dogs, teaching them some tricks and obedience moves and grooming.  Most of the girls enjoy just sitting and talking and petting the dogs.  Their lives are very structured, so this gives them an hour once a week to relax.