Dog http://nhpr.org en Best In Show For N.H. State Dog? http://nhpr.org/post/best-show-nh-state-dog <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the first time in its 138 year history, the Westminster Kennel Club will allow the Chinook, NH’s official state dog, to compete in its annual "Best in Show" competition at Madison Square Garden.&nbsp; One of the four Chinook's vying to be top dog is </span>Birr<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, from Londonderry.&nbsp; </span>NHPR's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sean Hurley visited with </span>Birr<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and his owners Kris and Chester </span>Holleran<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, to find out more about the rare dog and the ra Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:20:00 +0000 Sean Hurley 43317 at http://nhpr.org Best In Show For N.H. State Dog? Therapy Dog, "Angel," Lives Up To Her Name http://nhpr.org/post/therapy-dog-angel-lives-her-name-0 <p>Sarah Kirsch rescued her dog, Angel, from the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.concordspca.org/" target="_blank">Concord-Merrimack&nbsp;County&nbsp;SPCA</a>, and enrolled Angel in a program to become a therapy dog through that organization. Now certified, Angel makes regular visits to nursing homes.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The presence of a therapy dog can have a significant impact on the residents.</span></p><p>Kirsch and Angel were directed to one resident, Pearl. Though she seemed to be unresponsive, her roommate informed Kirsch that she liked dogs.</p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 05:57:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter, Lois Shea & Andrew Parrella 39391 at http://nhpr.org Therapy Dog, "Angel," Lives Up To Her Name Forget Westminster, Here Are The Dogs of NHPR http://nhpr.org/post/forget-westminster-here-are-dogs-nhpr <p><span id="internal-source-marker_0.05600367425243846" style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">The Second Annual Dogs of NHPR is upon us, just in time for the 137th Annual Westminster Dog Show. We have a lovely selection of various breeds, and even a few other pet species thrown in for good measure. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:57:34 +0000 Logan Shannon 21525 at http://nhpr.org Forget Westminster, Here Are The Dogs of NHPR