Sweet Lyla was a Certified Therapy Dog and assisted Shaylin Maddox in her private practice with patients doing Canine-Assisted Therapy.
Sweet Lyla earned her Therapy Dog Certification in August of 2016, after completing (with her handler, Shaylin Maddox, LMFT) a 24-week pilot program offered in collaboration with Operation Freedom Paws and Dream Power Horsemanship.
As part of her training she also gained both her Canine Good Citizen and Urban Canine Good Citizen Certification.
Unofficially, Sweet Lyla was also granted the award for “Most Exuberant” in her Therapy Dog class.
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