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Barbara Techel is the author of the multi-award winning Frankie, the Walk ‘N Roll Dog book series. When her dachshund, Frankie, suffered a spinal injury, Barbara had her custom-fitted for a wheelchair. Frankie persevered, and Barbara realized the beautiful opportunity she had to share Frankie and give others hope and inspiration to be the best they can be. Along with sharing Frankie’s story with children, Barbara and Frankie routinely volunteer as a therapy dog team at a local hospital, senior assisted facility, and hospice community, spreading joy wherever they go.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Frankie, the Walk 'N Roll Dog Inducted into Wisconsin Pet Hall of Fame

Hey everyone! Wow, did I have an exciting day this past Saturday, Feb. 28th. I was officially inducted into the 2009 WI Pet Hall of Fame! What an honor! My mom wrote all about it, along with photo's for your viewing pleasure on her blog, so be sure and check out March 2, post at Joyful Paws Blog! While there be sure and check out the Feb. 27th post for a give-away for a FREE T-Shirt and Frankie book!!


Andrea said...

Congradulations Frankie!! Please pray for me (Sitka). I am going to have to see a doggie ortho.dr. I have injured my good rear leg.
Woofs and Wags, Sitka

Make a webpage on Petizens said...

Hi Frankie, everyone on Petizens are very excited and honored. Love to see your new pictures!

Frankie, the Walk 'N Roll Dog said...

oh dear, Sitka, my doggie prayers are with you. In the event you will need a little help for your back leg just wanted to give you this resource, http://www.orthopets.com They do great things for animals!
Please let us know how everything goes. We will be thinking of you!