#FollowFriday: @TherapyDogGabe

Real Name: Gabriel Gaber

Breed(s): Weimaraner

Approx Age: 10 ½ years

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Hobbies: Fetching, swimming, being a Therapy Dog for abused and neglected children

Favorite Foods: Bananas, Carrots and Green Beans

Bio: I am the Founding Dog of Gabriel’s Angels, a charity that provides healing pet therapy to abused, neglected and at-risk children.  I teach empathy, respect and trust to little people who have been victims of violence.

Likes: Genuine people, watching basketball on TV, My two brothers: Weim Jack and Ridgeback Noah, my humans who love me and care for me

Dislikes: People with big egos, rainy days, muddy paws, sleep interrupted by the door bell

Biggest Fear: Getting too old to visit my kids

Recommends you follow: @MisterPeabody, @Teddy_Salad @Barron00 @Crisis_Nursery (that is where Gabe visits)


We feel honored to feature such an awesome local hero! Way to go, Gabriel. Follow him on twitter at @TherapyDogGabe. You can also follow the organization he works with, Gabriel’s Angels, at @GabrielsAngels.

We also recommend checking out Gabriel’s blog.


  1. SylvieDog says:

    What a wonderful job you have – such a special thing you’re doing for kids.