We are VERY proud of our Youth Program. So when the call came in that Hilary Swank and her Foundation (Hilaroo) wanted us to participate in a youth-rescue dog educational camp, we were kinda excited! Rescued Basset Hounds – with rescued KIDS!
Immediately jumping to the occasion, we identified 10 of our hounds that were bomb-proof kid friendly. We groomed them up, rushed the paper- work, and loaded up the vehicles and headed off for a first-time program pairing:
The Hilaroo Foundation
The Peacock Foundation
Using the incredible HARNESS LEAD, this project took on new dimensions.
Hound Wranglers: Janine Smith, Colleen Lange, Aris Burns, Kimberly Walker and Dawn Smith brought hounds: Traveler, Cora, Mariah, Sampson, Gertie, Murphy (aka Charm), Winston, Spot, Lexi and Tinkerbelle.
Check out The Hilaroo Foundation site and learn about this great effort to help homeless hounds and children. You can also see more great pictures of the Daphneyland hounds in action!