Medical Alert Assistance Dog, Rehabilitative Facility Dog
- Professional/Educational Background:
REMINGTON is part of a litter born June 13th, 2014 to paws4people®, Inc., a nonprofit organization that raises, trains and places Assistance Dogs. paws4people taught REMINGTON to have confidence and be well mannered and social by 16 weeks old. In the paws4prisons program, based in 5 West Virginia Correctional Facilities, REMINGTON learned obedience and disabilities skills as well as over 100 commands, laser retrieval, and “reading” written commands from flash cards. In summer 2016, REMINGTON underwent more than 80 hours of training. He passed a series of certification tests given by paws4people before being placed with Terri Jo and joining the team.
- Originally from/hometown: Wilmington, NC
- What's one thing most people don't know about you?: REMINGTON assists with treatments, rehabilitation and emotional support for the athletes and is a source of joy for the team and the fans. You'll see him standing with the team and holding his hat or a glove during the National Anthem, carrying water to umpires and offering up fist bumps and high fives to players. Find REMINGTON on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
- Joined Campus Health: 2016
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