Mark Shaffer, close friend to SanDiegoRadio.org and the entire radio community recently met up with reporter Joe Little of 10 News to discuss recent events regarding Mark's dog, "Chopper the Biker Dog"
A couple weeks ago, Mark received a letter from "Pet Partners", the organization who certifies Chopper as a therapy dog stating his certification was suspended.
See Joe's story and video from 10 News HERE
The following is the letter and an editorial from Mark himself.
2) “We are concerned about the clothing in which Chopper is in the community.”
3) “We are also concerned about the perception that your team may be creating in the community with regard to therapy animals.”
4) “While Chopper does seem like a lovely dog, our organization would be concerned about him being represented as a “magical therapy dog” in the manner that your website and Facebook page do.”
5) *****“It is the therapeutic value and perception of Chopper’s costume itself that we have a concern about (in view of the disadvantages of costumes in the therapeutic context”)****
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