Imagine dropping your phone while sitting on a barstool that your bum happens to be glued to. All together now: “Oh no! Not my phone!” Getting up is not an option. Now imagine that the stool has armrests.
Can’t reach the floor, can ya? Stinks, doesn’t it? It’s a situation that users of power wheelchairs find themselves in every day (except the barstool part).
Add to that equation a smart and capable dog who responds to the drop by looking up at you with big brown eyes that say, “Need help?”
The situation’s starting to smell better. Continue reading
The last article on Help On Four Legs really focused on the labor of a Puppy Raiser. I sang their praises, and thanked them for their hard work and sacrifices. It’s like being a surrogate parent; Puppy Raisers care for these little hell-raising fur balls just until they start to act like civilized adults, then they give them back.
“I could never do that.”
When I tell curious strangers about the process, the 5 words above are almost always the first they utter.
Ok, so you could never do that. There’s a lot you can do, though. Continue reading
Watch Rossie, CCI Service Dog, fetch a soda from the fridge!