In Memory - January 4, 2008 to March 22, 2016


Harry Bailey (Character from It’s A Wonderful Life) “Bailey”


Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie)


January 4, 2008 – 6 years old


17 inches / 30 lbs / Blue Merle


Bailey is a very intelligent, gentle soul who is eager to please. He loves attention and is easily approached by adults and children of all ages.


Bailey has been in training since he was twelve weeks old. He completed training from puppy kindergarten through advanced obedience and has been involved in a plethora of dog sports such as agility, fly ball, free style and rally obedience. He has also participated in several fundraiser walks/runs where people are just naturally drawn to him.


Canine Good Citizen (received at eleven months old)

Wags Therapy Program – Palos Community Hospital

Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy Program

Pet Partners

How Do You Know That Your Dog Loves Therapy Work?

Bailey is a natural. Bailey is well socialized and has a special loving temperament. He has been a Therapy Dog since the age of one. No matter what the job calls for, Bailey responds to each and every person with tender, caring attention. The READ program, visiting retirement centers, hospitals, children with special needs, are all places he enjoys volunteering.