Therapy Dog: Cocoa

My name is Cocoa & I'm here to help!


My Credentials

I completed three six-week training courses in basic obedience skills and then did an internship of ten visits to nursing homes.  I earned my license as a Therapy Dog through the program Love on a Leash, a national Therapy Dog licensing group.

Individual Counseling Sessions

Each day I get to spend time with students in their individual therapy sessions.  This is when I really utilize my strengths, such as laying down, cuddling, being attentive, listening, playing, and comforting.  If you'd like me to attend a session with you, just ask your counselor! 

Paws to Talk

I also host an event called Paws to Talk which takes place every Wednesday from 12:00pm-1:00pm in the Skutt Student Center.  This is my FAVORITE activity because you all shower me with so much affection! I like to think in this setting I give comfort and receive comfort at the same time.

Campus Events

Lastly, I am available to attend other campus events.  If you'd like me to attend something, your people will have to contact my people.  Please fill out the Cocoa Event Request Form and email it to Maddie Moore!  

Note: All requests must be submitted at least 1 week in advance, and we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your request.


To know where I will be and when, and to receive my tips on Mindfulness and Wellness, you should totally give me a follow on my Instagram. Let's be friends!