Pictured while taking a break during a regular practice for the Therapy Dog Teams at Sweet Paws Pet Retreat, Yorkville, are the new officers for the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club. From left are Sue Schumann, vice president, with Tango; Judy Kratochvil, director, with Wrangler; Jeff Corirossi, director, with Comet; Jan Lauwers, president, with Missy; Bridget Bois, treasurer, with Hamilton; and Joe Sells, director, with Bella. Secretary Sally Boeke with Dallas are not pictured. Teams visit patients in hospitals, and nursing homes, along with reading programs in libraries and schools. In emergencies the canine teams have offered comfort and companionship. The FVTDC visits venues in Yorkville, Plano, Sandwich, Oswego, Aurora, Batavia, Naperville among others. Learn more at fvtherapydogs.org.