Lab Love

Photos by Kayla Renie/The Herald
Timbers resident Janice Mangold, right, pets Spike, a Labrador retriever mix, as Sam Shinabarger of Jasper, a volunteer with the Dubois County Humane Society, holds him at the senior living community in Jasper on Tuesday. Volunteers bring adoptable dogs to interact with residents once a month. "My dog died last summer," Mangold said. "So when I see a Lab, it reminds me of her. Today was a happy surprise."

 

Timbers resident Janice Mangold, right, pets Spike, a Labrador retriever mix.

 

Timbers resident Alberta Sturgeon, left, reaches for a puppy calendar as Sam Shinabarger of Jasper, a volunteer with the Dubois County Humane Society, holds Spike the dog at the senior living community in Jasper on Tuesday. "It really lifts their spirits," said Jordan Wehr, a nurse at the Timbers. "It's something different that they look forward to." Kayla Renie/The Herald



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