We’re Having a Block Party!

Summer is time for gathering outdoors with friends and neighbors to enjoy food, friendship and fun. St. John's is excited to continue the tradition begun last year as our Junior D.O.T.s (Do One Thing) present the second annual St. John's Lombard bloc... read more →

A Walk With Eve

[caption id="attachment_4087" align="alignright" width="225"] Here I am practicing "with me" with another Comfort Dog, Sasha.[/caption] It was the first command we learned on day one of our training—“with me.”  “With me” means our comfor... read more →

“Deployment”

Deployment: Is it a military term?  A vocational term?  Or, might it describe an ordinary day? Recently, I was part of a team who trained (with Lutheran Church Charities) for handling comfort dogs.  We, and our dog, Eve, were learning to be a brid... read more →