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The Under Dog Program

Since the introduction of the "Underdog Program" in February of 2019,  "Jamboree", our Facility and K-9 Advocate, has been meeting and greeting guests at the Visitation and Advocacy  Center of the 6th Judicial District and accompanying staff to orientations and visitations when called upon to provide emotional support during difficult situations.

 

Registered and Certified Alliance of Therapy Dog Teams have been established in cities all over the State of Wyoming including Gillette, Sheridan, Newcastle, Cheyenne, and Sundance. These teams are ready to  assist and provide comfort in many settings including but not limited to airports, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, rehab facilities ,special need centers,hospice facilities, college campuses, Funeral Homes, Schools and our vision at the V.A.C, to be utilized by the Wyoming Courtrooms as well.

 

Recently, Jamboree completed the final phase of courtroom orientation training to help prepare her for what it is like to remain quiet during courtroom proceedings. She was familiarized with the courtroom by being able to inspect the room and witness box when the courtroom was empty and spending long periods of time lying quietly in the witness box with her handler out of sight from not only herself but the jury as well. 

 

Our Current impact This Year

  • Individuals Served by the Visitation Center

    800

  • Hours of Supervised Visitation

    612

  • Number of Supervised Exchanges

    332

  • Children Served by Advocates

    105

  • Children Waiting for an Advocate

    126

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  • Dasin Electric Power Cooperative
    Dasin Electric Power Cooperative
  • Campco
    Campco
  • First National Bank
    First National Bank
  • Gregs Welding
    Gregs Welding
  • Mikes Optical
    Mikes Optical
  • Pinnacle Bank
    Pinnacle Bank
  • Do it Right Construction
    Do it Right Construction
  • CR Diamonds and Gems
    CR Diamonds and Gems
  • Barton Construction
    Barton Construction
  • Liebherr
    Liebherr
  • Record NAPA
    Record NAPA
  • Hillcrest Auto Body
    Hillcrest Auto Body
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