Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office Adds New Therapy Dog

Rainsville, AL. – We would like to introduce Shadow, DCSO’s new therapy dog. He was born on May 17, 2021 and is a Labradoodle. He will join SRO Josh Wigley at DeKalb County Tech School and DeKalb County Youth Services. “We named him Shadow because we hope and pray that he will be a beacon of light and hope for someone during the shadows of darkness”, said Deputy Wigley.

Also, Deputy Wigley says, “he is very hopeful that Shadow will be able to form a bond with kids facing difficult circumstances and hopefully this bond will help the kids to feel more understood and give them the confidence to face difficulties head on”.We owe a huge thank you to Dr. Peter Strgov of Fort Payne Pediatrics and Tracy Bell of smart Start Pediatrics for donating Shadow to us.