We are pleased to announce that from September 2019 we will have a new member of the Marnel Infant School team. Deefur, our chocolate labrador, will be joining us. This page has the introductory letter, some FAQs and the current Risk Assessment (the Risk Assessment will be updated on an ongoing basis).
Yesterday Carolann, who is a dog trainer, visited Miss Cox and Deefur at home to see how they were getting on. She couldn't believe all the things that Deefur can already do! When Deefur needs to go to the toilet she rings a set of bells on the back door so that Miss Cox can let her out. She come when called, sit, lie down and give you her paw. Carolann will be coming into school in September to do an assembly for all the children about being around a dog so that humans and Deefur are all happy and safe.
This week we also have met our new vet for the first time! She had one set of injections before she came home to live with Miss Cox. She had another one this week and will need one more in less than two weeks so then she will be able to go out for walks...ready for the start of the school year
Deefur Comes Home!
Miss Cox collected Deefur from Essex where she had been living since she had been born. She lived with her Mummy, 2 sisters and 5 brothers. Miss Cox met with a puppy trainer before she picked Deefur up and the trainer told her that she would need to have Deefur on her lap on the way home to keep her safe and calm. Deefur did really well on her journey home especially as there was a traffic jam on the M25 (which is a very busy road). Both Deefur and Miss Cox were very pleased to be at home together