Rhea Bateman was in a familiar place and replaying a scene that has unfolded countless times in her 20 years at Akron Children’s Hospital as a volunteer with the Doggie Brigade. She was stalled in a hallway crossroads on the third floor of the hospital. Her 17-month-old Bullmastiff, Clark, was on center stage. Everyone who […]
I joined Akron Children’s Doggie Brigade with the second class, so I have been a member for 19 straight years. During that time, I have brought 7 wonderful dogs to the hospital – 5 Bullmastiffs and 2 Great Danes -all of which have been special in their own way.