Portsmouth Police Department announces Comfort Dog Mason

We are thrilled to share that Portsmouth Police Department will be joining the ranks of agencies with comfort dogs from Hero Pups! Mason is going to be great serving this community and we’re excited to see his progress. Check out the Portsmouth Herald article here.

Tufts Public Safety announces first comfort dog

We are excited to welcome another agency to the Comfort Dog family! We know this group of pups is special so let’s get this little girl a name. You can vote here – and no, we won’t say our favorites!

Our founder Laura was featured on WMUR!

She’s shy about things that focus on her but she deserves the attention! She’d say it’s all the other people involved with HP that make this program special – but none of us would be here if she hadn’t started it all Here’s to you Laura, you’re the kind of leader we should all hope […]

Upcoming panel featuring our founder Laura Barker

Our Founder Laura Barker will be a panelist for A Virtual Community Conversation Addressing Veterans’ Mental Healthcare in the Granite State on Monday, Nov. 14, at 9:30AM-EST. The recent observation of Veterans Day inevitably brings about mixed emotions and experiences, from welcome and favorable memories to painful reminders of sacrifice and lost loved ones. The […]

Exeter Police Department announces future Comfort Dog

The secret is out! Exeter Police Department will be in this next group of agencies we’ll be partnering with! This sweet pup is going to be a great addition to the work Det. Teixeira does in the community. Check out some footage of her making her debut at National Night Out!

Bat Dog in Training Benny featured on NH Chronicle!

Thank you so much to NH Chronicle and Jean Mackin for sharing the story of our superstar Benny as he progresses through his training to become a bat dog for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats! Watch the full feature here!

Celebrating our 5th year!

Thank you to Jean Mackin & WMUR for sharing the story of our amazing volunteers! And Swim With A Mission for helping us achieve so much in such difficult times.