Bear The Comfort Dog

Bear the Comfort Dog

Our Comfort Canine

Bear is Western New England University Police Department's first Comfort Dog! Bear is a Golden Retriever who joined our department in July of 2022. He came from Davis Pond Goldens in Eddington, Maine. Bear was the first of five to be born on May 6, 2022, at 4:45 p.m. Bear's registered AKC name is "Davis Pond's Written in the Stars."

His current loves include:

  • Belly rubs
  • His orange squeaky ball
  • Treats of any kind
  • Digging in his water dish
  • Paddleboarding
  • His Bernese Mountain Dog Brother, Ragnar
  • Ice cubes

Want Bear to attend your next event? Fill out a request!

Bear is currently on what we call a "split" shift. That means each work week, he works two 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. shifts and two 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. shifts. 

Looking for additional support? Contact Counseling Services.

Spot Bear on campus and say "Hello!"

Follow Bear on Facebook and Instagram @BearTheComfortK9

Bear in front of the Golden Bear
Bear at the beach