Waroona WA Co-ordinator
Sam will be looking after the area of Waroona in Western Australia
Sam and 'Keely'
'Keely' helps children at St Josephs Primary School - Waroona
About: Sam is a student of psychology, particularly interested in pets as therapy.
Sponsor: Alcoa Australia Limited
Dog breed: Pomeranian X Saluki
How we met: I found Keely whilst training my horse in the desert in the Middle East. She was a tiny ball of fluff. She traveled back to Australia with me, spending 6 weeks in quarantine. She has been my best buddy ever since.
Great loves: Me, the family and walks in the bush
Favourite foods: My home cooking and bones!
Not like: Dog biscuits!
Quirks: She sheds her fluffy coat in the summer to become almost smooth-coated.
Cath and 'Lola'
'Lola' helps children at St Josephs Primary School - Waroona
About: I love dogs and children and my child goes to St Josephs Primary School.
Sponsor: Key Produce
Dog breed: British Bulldog
How we met: We got 'Lola' as a pup.
Great loves: Kids and food!
Favourite foods: Chicken
Phyllis and 'Daisy'
Phyllis and 'Daisy' help children at St Joseph's Primary Waroona
About: Phyl is a volunteer at the Waroona visitor centre and likes gardening, knitting, reading and playing with Daisy
Dog breed: Poodle / Cocker Spaniel
How we met: Daisy's previous owner had a fly-in-fly-out job and couldn't keep her.
Great loves: Attention, playing with her toys, and going for a walk
Favourite foods: Anything!
Not like: Nothing
Lyn and 'Lucy' and 'Boondi'
'Lucy' and 'Boondi' will take turns helping children at St Josephs Primary School - Waroona
About: Lyn is a retiree, who loves experimenting in the kitchen!
Dog breed: Maltese Shitzu
How we met: 'Lucy' belongs to Lyn's daughter and she looks after 'Lucy' while her daughter is working.
Great loves: Going for walks, especially at the golf club.
Favourite foods: Lucy like chicken and rump steak! Boondi likes chicken jerky.
Not like: Lucy does not like going to the hairdresser. Boondi does not like cats and Axel.
Quirks: Lucy is a sock thief - no sock is safe! Boondi stomps his paw to get his own way.
John and 'Abbey'
'Abbey' will help children in the junior school at Waroona District High School
About: John is a retired retail manager, has led youth groups, member and secretary of Waroona Lions Club and adviser and leader of Waroona Leo Club.
Sponsor: Lions and Leo Clubs of Waroona
Dog breed: Part Maltese/Pomeranian/Poodle
How we met: He was our son's dog originally, but he was working six days a week so we took her off his hands.
Great loves: Being stroked on the back and head; loves people generally and loves licking them.
Favourite foods: My Dog sachets; chicken; and, bacon.
Not like: Big dogs
Michelle and 'Sheriff'
Michelle and 'Sheriff' help children at Waroona District School
About: Michelle is a teacher and enjoys endurance horse riding
Dog breed: Border Collie
How we met: 'Sheriff' was bred by friends of ours at a dairy farm. We could not resist him
Great loves: Coming out with me on horse rides in the bush
Favourite foods: Anything chicken flavoured
Not like: Having his tail brushed
Quirks: He will spend hours guarding the 'guinea pigs'