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Bill Hill, a resident of Valley Memorial Homes' nursing facility in Grand Forks, N.D., sits contently with one of 14 puppies that visited the complex Tuesday, March 12, 2013, for a "puppy shower." A dog belonging to Carole Torgerson, an employee, just had 14 puppies and she brought them to the center for the party. JOHN STENNES/GRAND FORKS HERALD

Newborns at Grand Forks nursing home: Therapy dog has 14 puppies

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By Brandi Jewett / Grand Forks Herald - New mom Bella wove in and out of the crowd gathered Tuesday at a Grand Forks nursing home as she tried to keep track of her babies — all 14 of them.


The puppies were being passed from person to person during the baby shower for the 3-year-old Golden Retriever, who serves as a therapy dog at Valley Memorial Homes’ Woodside Village.

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