Tag: Amber service dog in training

Introducing the Man in the Wheelchair to the New Neighborhood

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My son, the service-dog-in-training and I moved last Sunday to an amazing new neighborhood.  We have a sliding door with a  little patio that opens up to fresh air and a world of friendly neighbor kids. It is time to meet the neighbor and with all of their questions about David’s wheelchair and his dog. All children have innocent curriosity that deserve honest answers along with boundary setting for the dog and the kids.

Preparing for Public Debute: Amber Service-Dog-in-Training

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For a canine to become a service animal it does not just magically happen with a mail order vest. Training for our Amber Service-Dog-in-Training will take an estimated two full years of consistant work..This post will share a few of the pre-trip things on our To-Do-Lists to prepare to take Amber Sevice-dog-in-Training in her major public debut.

3 Things Puppies and Toddlers Have in Common: Service-dog-in-training diary

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This post  will compare the toddlers in my life and own new puppy, a future service dog.

As I write  I am reminding myself  that puppies and toddlers have more than 3 things in common that we need to be aware of with our new service-dog-in-training.