You Knew Better, Right?

As Service Dog users, we’re quick to point the finger at the general public for making our lives difficult.

Here’s the thing: At least most of them can plead ignorance.

I have news for you if you have a Service Dog. You cannot plead ignorance to etiquette or laws. When you call your dog a Service Dog, you lose that privilege. If you’re not prepared to be held accountable for your dog’s behavior, don’t call him or her a Service Dog, and don’t take advantage of the laws that provide public access rights. Continue reading

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Welcome to a series of posts I’ll do whenever I have an entire day to devote to creating an infographic. (Seriously, it’s my first one and I worked on it for like 9 hours, so please, be kind.)

There are two things going on here: (1) I’ve been looking for an excuse to practice design and illustration and (2) It’s summer and a lot of dogs get hurt when we take them out and about. Continue reading

Legislation: It’s for the Dogs

Voting day!

Bright and I hope that you all exercise your wonderful right to vote today, and that you cast it not out of fear or obligation, but because you know it’s right.

On that note, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about breed specific legislation today, as it’s an issue that impacts tens of thousands of dogs and their people. This article really just scratches the surface; if it’s something you’re interested in, I encourage you to do some of your own research. Continue reading