Caring Canines

Tammy Schmit was looking for a way to lift the spirits of her team when she had an idea: invite Mayo Clinic's Caring Canines to[...]

By In the Loop • November 19, 2019

Mayo Clinic team members are known for their caring spirit, and the four-legged members are no exception. That's why Mayo's Caring Canines dog therapy program[...]

By In the Loop • April 10, 2018

It may look like Amy K. Olson's job is all fun and games. Her 9-to-5 routine includes activities like playing bingo, bandaging dolls and leading[...]

By In the Loop • May 2, 2017

After a career as a physician in Minneapolis, Denise Krivach, M.D., was looking forward to spending her retirement years in the solitude of the Montana[...]

By In the Loop • November 17, 2016

Lindy Streightiff loves her job. You can see her excitement "as soon as we pull into the parking lot," says Joan Streightiff, better known around[...]

By In the Loop • December 15, 2015

When Jessica Smidt conducts interviews, she looks for certain must-have traits in her candidates: reliability, predictability, friendliness and, perhaps most importantly, a "happy tail." That[...]

By In the Loop • November 19, 2015

He rescued his owner from a fire. (In a movie, but still.) He was part of the cast an Oscar-winning film. (But you won't hear[...]

By • February 13, 2014