Meet our Therapy Dogs
We consider ourselves extremely lucky to have had not one, but FOUR Pet Therapy dogs at Alumwell Junior School. Our first puppy was Mr Bill Bailey who worked his magic at Alumwell way back in 2004.
September 2014 saw Alumwell Junior school take on a new apprentice, Dougie Dog. Dougie was shown the ropes by Bill and they could often be seen walking around school together - with Bill holding Dougie's lead! After seven years loyal service Dougie decided to take it easy and is currently enjoying a well deserved retirement. He does occasionally pop back to see how we are all getting on!
As a result of a very persuasive School Council we welcomed Percy in 2016. Percy is a much loved member of our Alumwell community, he manages to wear himself out on a regular basis (especially when he spots an opportunity to escape Miss Lawrenson's classroom in search of food...)
Our newest recruit is the wonderful 'Jazzee Jackson'. Jazzee arrived at Alumwell in September 2021 and has already settled in to school life. Jazzee can be found with Miss Jackson in Year 4 and is often on the field racing Year 6 children after a ball. Jazzee ALWAYS wins.
We very much look forward to seeing Jazzee develop into yet another remarkable Therapy Dog.