Aureo is a Multigen Mini/Medium Goldendoodle born January 8, 2011 to Joy and Chester.  Sara Palik and Thom Scalia of Mechanicsville, VA adopted him eight weeks later.  Thom and Aureo trained very hard and Aureo received his Canine Good Citizen Certification in April 2012 and his Therapy Dog Registration with Therapy Dogs, Inc. in July 2012.  Aureo visits Retirement Communities and the Children’s Hospital of Richmond, and will soon be working with the R.E.A.D. Program for children.  He is very playful, but has a calm temperament when working. His loving personality attracts people of all ages.  Everyone loves his apricot coloring and soft coat.