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Cirra  -  Glimmer's Spirit of Acadia

In Tribute to the Life of Cirra – Glimmers’ Spirit of Acadia – December 10, 2004 – October 16, 2014 – CGC, RN, THDD, TT, DSA, PDX, TD, AAT&A ADV EX, VU, TDIA, TWT, TDIRVA

By downeastdogscouts on Dec. 05, 2014, at 9:12 a.m.
Cirra the Great Pyrenees enjoyed a wonderful life on Mount Desert Island. Her name came from cirrus clouds, the highest hair like clouds signaling fair or pleasant weather. She was one of five white females born to Glimmer of Hope and Spirit of Thornhill and was also named Glimmers’ Spirit …
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Cirra - AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence

Therapy Dog Cirra Honored With AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence

By downeastdogscouts on Oct. 13, 2014, at 10:15 a.m.
Cirra, Glimmer’s Spirit of Acadia, is one of five dogs nationally to receive the Therapy Dog Honorable Mention Award for Canine Excellence from the American Kennel Club Humane Fund. The special Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE) “express the American Kennel Club’s time-honored respect for the extraordinary canine-human bond, as well …
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Distinguished Therapy Dog - Cirra, Glimmer’s Spirit of Acadia

American Kennel Club (AKC) Distinguished Therapy Dog – Cirra, Glimmer’s Spirit of Acadia

By downeastdogscouts on Aug. 18, 2014, at 10:14 a.m.
Cirra has been recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) as a Distinguished Therapy Dog. She has been awarded all five AKC Therapy Dog Titles: AKC Therapy Dog Novice (THDN) – 10 visits, AKC Therapy Dog (THD) 50 visits, Therapy Dog Advanced (THDA) – 100 visits, AKC Therapy Dog Excellent …
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Robyn Douglas And Cirra
Northeast Harbor Library

Therapy Dogs International, Inc. Award Robyn Douglas and Cirra the Remarkable Volunteer Award Title

By downeastdogscouts on June 17, 2014, at 7:49 a.m.
Robyn Douglas and her Great Pyrenees, Cirra (Glimmer’s Spirit of Acadia) have earned their Therapy Dogs International Remarkable Volunteer Award Title (TDIRVA). Therapy Dogs International, Inc. awards this title in recognition of the dog’s tireless determination to visit those in need of their unconditional love and the active volunteers who …
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4th Annual Dog Scouts of America Hike-A-Thon!

By downeastdogscouts on May 05, 2014, at 9:15 a.m.
Across the nation, people and their dogs are hitting the trail this May. Join them in supporting the Dog Scouts of America and their mission of responsible dog ownership. Dog Scouts of America’s programs help keep dogs in lifelong, happy homes with responsible owners. Support Maine’s Downeast Dog Scouts Troop …
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Robyn Douglas and Cirra

Downeast Dog Scouts Receive Silver President’s Volunteer Service Award and the Dog Scouts of America “Top Dog” Award

By downeastdogscouts on April 04, 2014, at 9:33 a.m.
Once again the Downeast Dog Scouts have earned the Silver President’s Volunteer Service Award for the year 2013! The Downeast Dog Scouts Troop 159 is a 501c3 non-profit subgroup of the Dog Scouts of America that was established in September 2007 as an all-volunteer affiliate of the Dog Scouts of …
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Ready to read Dr. Seuss!

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday – Read With a Canine Friend

By downeastdogscouts on Feb. 27, 2014, at 8:47 a.m.
Dogs are great listeners! The Downeast Dog Scouts encourage children to read to their dogs in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Dogs create an inviting and motivating environment that is relaxed, comfortable, empowering and fun! The relationship between children and dogs is magical when children snuggle with a dog to …
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Cirra  -  Glimmer's Spirit of Acadia

Great Pyrenees Club of America Recognizes Cirra with Versatility and Animal Assisted Therapy and Activities Titles

By downeastdogscouts on June 03, 2013, at 11:32 a.m.
The Great Pyrenees Club of America has awarded Cirra, Glimmer’s Spirit of Acadia, four advanced titles: Versatility with Advanced Excellence, Versatility Ultimate, Advanced Animal Assisted Therapy and Activities, and Advanced Excellent Animal Assisted Therapy and Activities. Cirra is presently the only Great Pyrenees to earn the Advanced Excellent Animal Assisted …
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Idita-Readers Read from Anchorage to Nome

By downeastdogscouts on May 17, 2013, at 1:12 p.m.
The local Idita-Read reading incentive program sponsored by the Downeast Dog Scouts has been a great success from all accounts by readers, parents, teachers and librarians. From March 2nd through April 22nd of this year, 184 children logged a total of 188,375 reading minutes or 3,140 hours, working toward their …
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Dog Scouts of America’s 2013 HIKE-A-THON!

By downeastdogscouts on May 01, 2013, at 10:18 a.m.
Across the nation, people and their dogs are hitting the trail this May. Join them in supporting the Dog Scouts of America and their mission of responsible dog ownership. Dog Scouts of America’s programs help keep dogs in lifelong, happy homes with responsible owners. Support Maine’s Downeast Dog Scouts Troop …
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Downeast Dog Scouts Volunteer Award

“Top Dog” Dog Scouts of America Troop 159 Receives Silver President’s Volunteer Service Award

By downeastdogscouts on April 18, 2013, at 7:03 a.m.
Once again the Downeast Dog Scouts have earned the Silver President’s Volunteer Service Award for the year 2012! The Downeast Dog Scouts Troop 159 is a 501c3 non-profit subgroup of the Dog Scouts of America that was established in September 2007 as an all-volunteer affiliate of the Dog Scouts of …
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Downeast Dog Scouts Sponsor 2013 Idita-Read Teams

By downeastdogscouts on March 04, 2013, at 8:52 p.m.
With support from the Hattie A. and Freddie C. Lynam Trust, the Downeast Dog Scouts are sponsoring Idita-Read Teams at the Ashley Bryan School on Islesford, Blue Hill Library, Frenchboro School, Northeast Harbor Library and the Tremont School. The Idita-Read is a Read A Route reading incentive event for school …
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Cirra Celebrates Read Across America Day with "The Cat in the Hat"

Downeast Dog Scouts Suggest “Grab your Hat and Read with the Cat”

By downeastdogscouts on Feb. 26, 2013, at 6:04 p.m.
The Downeast Dog Scouts encourage children to read to their dogs in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Dogs are great listeners! Their presence creates an inviting and motivating environment that is relaxed, comfortable, nonjudgmental, empowering and fun! The relationship between children and dogs is magical when children snuggle with a …
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Dog Scouts of America Fido Frost-a-thon

By downeastdogscouts on Feb. 02, 2013, at 8:28 a.m.
When: Month of February You can pick a certain date to exercise with “Fido” or count the miles travelled (skied, snowshoeed, skated, slid, careened, or tumbled) during the entire month. Where: Anywhere! The locations are chosen by the participants. So plan to visit your favorite exercise locations and get moving! …
Downeast Dog Scouts

Meet the Downeast Dog Scouts on the National Day of Service

By downeastdogscouts on Jan. 16, 2013, at 11:18 a.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 5:27 p.m. to 5:27 p.m. Location: Northeast Harbor Library, 1 Joy Road, Northeast Harbor, ME For more information: Eilleen MacLean; 207 276-3333; nehlibrary.org NORTHEAST HARBOR, Maine — The Downeast Dog Scouts will meet and greet children from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 19, in the …
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Downeast Dog Scouts - Nancy Morrison, Ray and Rebel

Meet the Downeast Dog Scouts at Bark For Life of Hancock County

By downeastdogscouts on Sept. 27, 2012, at 7:24 a.m.
Meet the Downeast Dog Scouts at Bark For Life of Hancock County Saturday, September 29, 2012 9:30 am – 2:00 pm Hadley Point Campground 33 Hadley Point Road Bar Harbor, ME 04609 Meet the Downeast Dog Scouts at the Bark For Life event in Hancock County. The American Cancer Society …
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Downeast Dog Scouts - Jordan Pond - Acadia National Park

Downeast Dog Scouts Celebrate Five Years: Education – Service – Fun – Love

By downeastdogscouts on Sept. 13, 2012, at 9:37 a.m.
Since September 2007 the Downeast Dog Scouts, Troop 159 of the Dog Scouts of America, have served the Hancock County community through numerous projects and educational events. Troop members work locally to fulfill the Dog Scouts of America mission – to improve the lives of dogs, their owners, and society …

Meet the Downeast Dog Scouts at Bark For Life of Hancock County

By downeastdogscouts on Aug. 15, 2012, at 7:32 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Hadley Point Campground, 33 Hadley Point Road, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Robyn Douglas; 207 266-5807; dogscouts.org Meet the Downeast Dog Scouts at the Bark For Life event in Hancock County. The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is …
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Tremont School Idita-Read Finish Line Celebration – Superintendent of the Mount Desert Regional School System, Rob Liebow Congratulates a Reader

Idita-Read Project deemed a success

By downeastdogscouts on May 14, 2012, at 9:34 a.m.
BLUE HILL | The local Idita-Read reading incentive program sponsored by the Downeast Dog Scouts was deemed a success by readers, parents, teachers and librarians. From March 3 through April 20 children from the Blue Hill Library and Tremont School logged a total of 105,788 reading minutes or 1,763 …
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Dog Scouts of America seeks participants for second annual hike-a-thon

By downeastdogscouts on April 30, 2012, at 3:09 p.m.
STATEWIDE | Across the nation, people and their dogs are hitting the trail in May. Join them in supporting the Dog Scouts of America and their mission of responsible dog ownership. Dog Scouts of America’s programs help keep dogs in lifelong, happy homes with responsible owners. Support Maine’s Downeast …
 
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