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Stanley provides comfort to Mukilteo seniors


Last updated 8/22/2019 at 4:57pm

Mukilteo Police Department

Stanley meeting with a resident at Harbour Pointe Senior Living.

On Aug. 6, residents of Mukilteo's Harbour Pointe Senior Living began receiving visits from "Stanley" every Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m.

Stanley is actually a fun and friendly dog brought to the senior center by Mukilteo Police Animal Control Officer Shanita Duke who rescued him when he was 7 weeks old. She brings Stanley, who is almost 4, to Harbour Pointe Senior Living to visit residents and provide comfort in a way only a friendly dog can.

When Stanley enters the room, smiles and verbal responses of joy are the immediate responses. This is just part of the objective. Comfort dogs have bee...

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