Starlette Princess Rose Ortiz, K-9, CGC
Starlette Princess Rose Ortiz, Star for short, is a Bichon Frise and was born on January 17, 2019 in Orchard, Texas. Star lives with her parents Adrianne Albarado Ortiz, MS, LPC, RPT and Rev. Daniel Ortiz, as well as her big sister, big brother and fur-sister named Mollie Kabooki Ortiz. Star has a very important job, so she goes to work with her mom, Adrianne, who's a therapist. Star and her mom are a team to help children and teens feel better.
Star completed her beginner obedience training through PetSmart in San Angelo, Texas and completed her intermediate and advanced obedience training courses through Angelo Dog Training also located in San Angelo, Texas. She obtained her Canine Good Citizen Certification (CGC) in September 2020. After all of her hard work, she is now a certified therapy dog, recieving her training and certification through the Animal-Assisted Counseling Academy at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Adrianne and Star are a team and have both been certified for Animal-Assisted Counseling since May of 2021.
Star's favorite thing to do besides being a therapist is eating! Her other hobbies include chewing on stuffed animals, wrestling WWE style with Mollie, playing fetch and catch, chasing small animals and barking at things outside. She loves to sit on her parents’ laps and make new friends. She also love belly rubs! She can do several tricks including walking on her hind legs, dancing like a ballerina, giving high fives, sit, stay and shake. She can even jump through a hoop! Star appreciates the opportunity to work with you!