Participants engage with the dogs.
  • “It’s not just for friendly fun, this is a cool thing...our focus is really to improve student achievement. This experience really benefits the students in a way that we can measure.”
  • Jeanne Cicchetto, Program Diagnostic Resource Teacher, Program for Students who are Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, San Diego Unified School District

News & Media

10/22/14

Sunnylands, Rancho Mirage

Sunnylands Hosts First-Time Field Trip for Students and K-9 Friendly Visitors  |  Learn More

Sunnylands Hosts First-Time Field Trip for Students and K-9 Friendly Visitors.

04/23/14

KESQ News, Palm Springs

K-9 Friendly Visitors help disabled students in Coachella Valley  |  Watch the Video

K-9 Friendly Visitors help disabled students in Coachella Valley.

06/19/13

KFMB News, San Diego

Dogs help local special needs kids develop life skills  |  Watch the News Feature Video

Dogs help local special needs kids develop life skills.

05/10/13

KESQ News, Palm Springs

K-9 Friendly Visitors unleashes Coachella Valley students’ potential  |  Watch the Video

K-9 Friendly Visitors unleashes Coachella Valley students

03/01/13

K-9 Friendly Picnic

K-9 Friendly Visitors hosted a picnic for some of the disabled students from Cathedral City High School, as a motivational and bravo, for their increased academic skills and improved team work.

K-9 Friendly Picnic

11/24/12

ABC 10 News, San Diego

K-9 Friendly Visitors Program used in 4 SD schools  |  View the News Article