Tag Archives: Clarence Schadegg

Are Streets And Sidewalks Safe For Our Service Dogs?

Minnesota law puts teeth behind penalties to hold accountable anybody who allows aggressive, unsupervised dogs to attack and injures a service dog. The law states, “A person who negligently harms a service animal or otherwise renders a service animal unable … Read more

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Southeastern Guide Dogs For The Blind: Canine Connections for Visually Impaired Youth

Jack was born prematurely at 1.4 pounds. He went from not being able to sit up on his own at 13 months old to walking off of a school bus when he was almost 10 years old. Jack is legally … Read more

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Companion Dog or Service Dog: New Department of Justice Ruling

I talked with a lady on the bus who told me why she brought her emotional support dog with her. She said the dog helped her stay calm and the dog was her companion. This companion dog was a little … Read more

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The Only Middle East Dog Guide Center for the Blind

“Blindness does not discriminate, and neither do we. We will train any Israeli citizen – Arab or Jew – as long as they can prove to us that the guide dog will help them to resume a productive life — … Read more

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Pet Accolades matches dogs to mentally ill clients

Let me introduce you to Pet Accolades, a recently formed nonprofit, whose staff matches people who live with mental illness with a dog. The dogs help clients with various tasks. “Clients will not be charged” for the training or the … Read more

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