I want to give a big Woof to my friend Sparkles' for her story being chosen as one of the top 10 adoption stories by Animal Planet. Sparkles' is quite special sharing the fire safety messagew ith her equally special mom and firefigther Dayna Hilton.
Story from Last Chance Highway, Animal Planet...
Sparkles was adopted by my family in 2003. She has been helping teach fire safety and has reached millions of children and their caregivers sharing the fire safety message. To date, Sparkles has helped save the lives of two children and their two families. Click here to read the rest of her wonderful story!
- Barbara Techel
- 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.