RUMSON: SUPPORT YOUR THERAPY DOG

Press release from Rumson-Fair Haven High School

Nearly a year ago, a therapy dog named Violet was welcomed as the newest staff member at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School. Since then, Violet has become a vital member of the RFH family and has embraced her role with dignity and a wagging tail. She is making a tremendous impact in the RFH Multiple Disabled program, as well as throughout the school and the local school community.

On March 7, Violet will mark her first birthday — and in celebration, RFH has invited community members to participate in a number of activities honoring Violet and supporting her work.

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AT HOME AT THE HOSPITAL

gregory-heinsGregory Heins checks the heartbeat of an injured pup at his home veterinary hospital in Fair Haven. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

There isn’t anything about Gregory Heins’s home on River Road in Fair Haven that’s particularly different from those around it.

Until, that is, you head to the western portion of the house and open the door, when you’re instantly transported to Heins’s duality: a veterinary hospital.

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