General Assembly Welcomes Dogs On Call

March 19, 2015

The Center for Human-Animal Interaction staff and Dogs On Call teams visited The Virginia State Legislature. Teams were introduced on The Senate floor and participated in a Meet and Greet with lawmakers and staff. Senator Walter Stosch and his legislative director, Karla Boughey, were honored with placques in appreciation of their support of The Center for Human-Animal Interaction.

Senator Stosch award

Dogs On Call teams visit the offices of Sen. Walter Stosch.


 Dr. Sandra Barker presents a recognition plaque to a General Assembly supporter






8 Dogs On Call therapy dogs are in the Virginia General Assembly along with their handlers. There is a yellow lab, three golden retrievers, a leonberger, a maltese, a yorkie and a black lab.



Two Dogs On Call therapy dogs, a yellow lab and a black lab, sit in chairs at the General Assembly of Virginia with papers in front of them.