Lucky Tim listens to his owner, Claire Parker, during his birthday celebration at Leeds Central School in Leeds on Friday. Lucky, who has three legs, turned 1 Monday. He is a therapy dog in training and SAD 52 directors voted to allow service/therapy dogs to work in the school. Parker, the school secretary, and trainer Christy Gardner of Lewiston have cared for Lucky. Parker and Lucky need to pass four tests for Lucky to become a certified therapy dog and the first test comes Saturday in Brunswick, Parker said. “I am a little excited and a little nervous,” she Parker. Lucky lives with Parker, her husband, Jeffrey, and daughter, Julia. Lucky will come to school with Parker to work with students. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Second-grader Hunter Alicea, 7, celebrate Lucky Tim’s first birthday Friday at Leeds Central School. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo


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