Entries by petsonwheels

Pets on Wheels event a ‘rollicking good time’

It was a beautiful fall day for the First Annual Wheel to Heal event sponsored by the Hunt Valley Rotary on Oct. 29. Participants came with wagons, skateboards, bikes and strollers to tackle a 3-mile loop on the Torrey C. Brown NCR Trail and, according to the organizers, have a “rolling, rollicking good time” in […]

Adult day care helps keep senior citizens active

Ninety-something-year-old Bill Herr typically needs two people to help him walk – with a walker, but he was cutting up a rug last week during Zumba class – a seated Zumba class – dancing across the room. Theresa DiVenti and Charles Fox sat next to each other kicking their feet and raising their arms, following […]

The Lesser Team, Volunteers Extraordinaire!

By Philip Hosmer The first time Steve Lesser volunteered for Pets on Wheels, he was discouraged and thought he was not a good fit for the program. He and his wife Eileen had taken their golden retriever Sandy to Arden Courts, a facility for patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and he found it to […]

Dog Training: The 3 Most Important Things To Teach Your Canine

By Amber Kingsley When we think of dog training, we almost always image the basic things we teach them to do, sit, stay, roll over or play dead. But to keep them alive, there are some other important things beyond simple tricks they should learn to ensure their safety. For example, while we want to […]

Pets on Wheels & Sailors

Among the many people Pets on Wheels touches are members of our military. We always enjoy our time spent with the men and women who protect our country, and we’re glad to be able to provide a few moments of respite with our visits. This article is a great look at some of what we […]

Good Works Pets on Wheels Puts Smiles on Faces

Laura Ehrlich, 94, smiled with delight when she saw Kelly walking past her chair in the North Oaks retirement community in Pikesville. “Hi there, Kelly,” she said. “Hi there, girl.” Bunny and Mike Roseman patted Kelly on the head and greeted her happily. Kelly isn’t a grandchild of one of the residents, nor is she […]