Posts Tagged “service dog”

Free Eye Exams to be Offered to Service Animals in May

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Free Eye Exams to be Offered to Service Animals in May

April 9, 2013-Vet Practice News Board-certified veterinary ophthalmologists throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico are preparing to provide free eye exams in May to thousands of service animals. Advance registration is available through April 30 at www.ACVOeyeexam.org. Owners will receive a registration number that may be used when scheduling an appointment with a…

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Dogs helping children to read

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Dogs helping children to read

There is an exciting program here in the Northwest that involves kids, dogs and literacy. The program is called Reading with Rover. Reading with Rover is a community-based literacy program volunteering in the schools, bookstores and libraries in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. It is our goal, as volunteers and founders of Reading…

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Dogs and the handicapped

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Dogs and the handicapped

Dogs Can Help Owners in Wheelchairs As a professional dog trainer, I have had clients in wheelchairs and have also had people ask me questions about getting a dog for someone in a wheelchair. We all know that dogs are wonderful companions, and they can be especially beneficial for a person in a wheelchair. However, it…

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