Sunday, March 23, 2008

Retired Racers Make Great Senior Companions

NORWALK — A retired racing greyhound’s life took a fortunate turn when she was adopted by the Norwalk Memorial Home last month.
Lexi, the 2-year-old greyhound, was actually adopted by more than 50 residents of the skilled-nursing facility at 272 Benedict Ave., according to Johnna Young and Nancy Nickoli, spokeswomen for Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

There are 54 long-term residents at the facility and many of whom have become ”enthralled” with the rescue dog since her arrival.

When Nickoli, director of the volunteers and activities at the nursing home, began searching for a replacement therapy dog for one that had died last year, she began familiarizing herself with greyhounds, she said.

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We have a Retired Racer at Kelso House AFC
They DO Make Good Senior Companions!

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