Meet Mavis Pearl!

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Mavis with patientMavis Pearl is a Dog with a Cause. She’s on a mission to spread laughter and joy to those who need a good dose of #8 logan superherosunshine from a silly bulldog. She is a registered therapy dog often seen around town in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and cancer treatment centers. Mavis Pearl spreads sunshine wherever she goes. Her mission has been seen community wide.  Word has spread across the globe about Mavis Pearl, who now has close to 30,000 facebook frStudent reading to Mavisiends from across the country.  Mavis is known for her fun loving spirit to help others in their time of need. It is a guarantee that Mavis Pearl will bring a smile to your face. Laughter is the best medicine, and Mavis Pearl is some of the best medicine there is!

Mavis has her CGC (Canine Good Citizen) and even a few obedience titles under her belt.  She is registered with Alliance of Therapy Dogs, and is also a member with Karing K-9’s.  Mavis Pearl is also the ambassador for a local 501c3 non profit JOY IN THE CAUSE with the mission of providing care, compassion, and joy to those with life altering illness and special needs.

lisa-pete-and-mavsMavis Pearl is also a R.E.A.D dog.  R.E.A D. is a program thatlisa-mavis-and-child-reading-a-book improves a child’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog.  Mavis loves hearing those stories!  There have been many “ah-ha!” moments during these fun reading sessions with the children.

Mavis Pearl is also an honorary OSU Pete’s Pet Posse therapy dog.  She has been involved in the Birthday Bash and helps out when needed.  Go Pokes!

 

 

dog training champs 5Mavis has been involved in a class known as CHAMPS:  Coaches,Handlers, Many Paws.  It is a wonderful class for handlers with challenges who are partnered with a coach and a dog, with the10421466_10205612268531949_3792494372535028831_n 2 goal of learning how to train with a dog! Mavis brings many smiles to many faces and loves her Champs buddies!  These wonderful Champs have gone on to place in obedience and agility competitions as a result of their training successes with the dogs! It is truly an amazing program.

Mavis has her own stuffed toy! After seeing how much these dogs meant to those dealing with illness and special needs. It became a goal to deliver as many as we could to these IMG_0320heroes in need.  Because of those giving hearts who sponsor these dogs,  we are able to meet that need. Ms Sr Ok 2016 group Sponsorships cover a Mavis Pearl dog with a signature bandana, bow, collar, and tutu.  Each dog is sent out with a prayer and a blessing.  Over 20,000 have been given out in the past 3 years.

Mavis has been in play performances, t.v.commercials, spent time with NFL football players, she’s even been an honorary judge for the Ms. Senior Oklahoma Pageant.  Mavis is often seen around town with local celebrities.  She’s a dog with a very big cause.  She even has her own merchandise that can be purchased by visiting the “shop” link at the top of the home page.  There’s never a dull moment when Mavis Pearl is in the house!  Joy abounds “Mavis style!”

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