Marilyn Cameron Dow
Marilyn has been kind enough to put the energy into starting the Lismore region off. HOWEVER, WE ARE LOOKING FOR A REPLACEMENT COORDINATOR TO TAKE OVER!
Email: marilyn @storydogs.org.au
Anne and 'Maggie'
Anne and 'Maggie' help children at Lismore South Public School.
About: Anne is retired and likes to garden, be involved in water sports and fitness.
Sponsor: Flock Cafe of Lismore
Dog breed: Labrador Retriever
How we met: Maggie was fostered then adopted from the Companion Animal Welfare League.
Great loves: Walks, swimming and running on the beach.
Favourite foods: Any
Not like: Thunder and lightning.
Jennie and 'Miss Emmylou'
Jennie and 'Miss Emmylou' help children at Lismore Public School
About: Jennie is a retired journalist, grandmother, activist and Quaker.
Sponsor: Lions Club of Lismore
Dog breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback
How we met: Jennie bought Emmylou from a breeder as a puppy.
Great loves: Walks, cuddles and food
Favourite foods: Beef heart
Not like: Loud voices
Quirks: She is training with a psychologist to be a Mind Dog.
Kay and 'Duke'
'Duke' will help children at Eltham Public School and Bexhill Primary School
About: Kay is a retired nurse.
Sponsor: Viridian Energy
Dog breed: Labrador X Cattle Dog
How we met: Rescued as an abandoned 6 week old puppy. 'Duke' was dumped at the train station.
Great loves: Balls
Favourite foods: Sardines
Not like: Thunder
Bev and 'Lucy'
Bev and 'Lucy' will be helping children at Wyrallah Road Public School
About: Koala carer, dog sports enthusiast, reading, gardening
Dog breed: Mini Foxi Cross
How we met: Lucy is a rescue dog and was looking for a forever home
Great loves: Pats, walks, food, nose work and chasing a ball
Favourite foods: Chicken
Not like: Some noises, prefers not to be patted on the head