Spartacus is a 125 pound Akita. Most people might find him intimidating, but he has a heart of gold! As a therapy dog registered with Pet Partners, Spartacus has been an important part of the healing process for Sammy, one student who attends Sandy Hook Elementary. Spartacus and his owner Brad Cole were called to the school to help children with the therapy process after the Sandy Hook tragedy. Surprisingly, Sammy and Spartacus bonded instantly and have been great friends ever since.