News & Updates

03 Aug
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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 ...

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30 Jul
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How Steve Pilara’s Chance Encounter Creates Joy Each Week

By Philip Hosmer When Steve Pilara and his dog Buster were walking in their neighborhood, they came upon a mother with a young boy that made them pause. The boy had Down’s Syndrome and was staring intently at Buster. The ...

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30 Jul
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Pat Sinclair and Ellie Make All the Difference

By Harry Bosk The residents of FutureCare of Dundalk are elated when Pets on Wheels (PoW) volunteer Pat Sinclair and her dog Ellie walk through the door. “They know when Ellie is in the house,” says Pat. “She isn’t their ...

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07 Jul
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Judith Fishman, Silver Volunteer Service Award Recipient

Like most Pets on Wheels (PoW) volunteers, Judith Fishman loves dogs and helping others. She regularly visits FutureCare in Reisterstown or Gilchrest Hospice and brings one of her three Golden Retrievers, Barney, Chloe, and Barney with her. This past year, ...

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17 Jun
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Keeping Cool in Hot Weather: POW Tips To Keep Your Pets Cool

by Sharon Stapf, Southern Maryland Volunteer Coordinator As the weather gets warmer, we see a lot of warning about not leaving our pets in hot cards. But you might not realize that a closed car isn’t the only challenge in ...

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01 Jun
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Middle school students read with therapy dogs

Four-legged guests joined more than 30 students from Oklahoma Road Middle School in the media center Thursday afternoon as the Pets on Wheels therapy dogs visited the school for an afternoon of fuzzy fellowship. Pets on Wheels is a nonprofit ...

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