Service Dogs

Scotus to Hear Case Regarding Service Dog Being Allowed in Schoo

June 30, 2016 admin No Comments

This week the Supreme Court is hearing an appeal from a 12-year-old Michigan girl with cerebral palsy who was denied school access with her service dog. The justices said Tuesday they will consider whether Ehlena Fry’s family can sue the school district for violations of federal disability laws. The Michigan girl’s family obtained a Golden Read More

Alabama Passes Law Protecting Service Dogs

May 31, 2016 admin No Comments

Thanks to IAM Local 2003 member and Guide Dog of America (GDA) volunteer Adam Beasley, Alabama now has a law specifically protecting service dogs from assault for the first time in the state’s history. The bill makes it a crime for anyone to harass, injure or cause the death of a service dog. Harassment would be any conduct Read More

Service Dog Helps Young Lady With Cerebral Palsy!

April 14, 2016 admin No Comments

For many of our clients with disabilities many tasks can be extremely difficult.  But with a service dog by their side independence can be very real. A national non-profit called Canine Companions for Independence, or CCI, breeds, trains and matches service dogs with individuals that have disabilities and need them the most. Morgan McCarthy from Read More

Classmates Helping Fellow Student Get Service Dog

March 10, 2016 admin No Comments

Tiffany Ryan a wonderful teacher at Carson City Elementary has begun a fund raiser to help one of her students that is suffering from deteriorating health issues.  Her student Mason Burns is a 9 yr old suffering from Duchene Muscular Dystrophy. Mason has trouble walking, he gets sore very easily and often needs help from Read More

Another Amazing Dog Story

January 21, 2016 admin No Comments

Check out this video of an adopted dog by the name of Buddy who lead police to his owners home that was on fire.  Buddy knew his owner Ben Heinrich was in trouble and he instinctively took off down to the main road to  flag down help! Neighbors had called police to report the fire Read More

Day’s Inn Denies Veteran Access w/ Service Animal

January 20, 2016 admin No Comments

A retired Marine with a service animal was recently denied hotel access by Day’s Inn in Groton.  This manager made a big mistake, local news took up the issue and it has since been corrected. The Ferringtons had to leave their home for a couple of weeks due to mold remediation taking place at the Read More

Bullied Middle School Student Allowed to Have Service Dog!

January 13, 2016 admin No Comments

Everyone would agree bullying is tragic for many kids as they go through the awkward teenage years. Bonny O’Donnell, 17 a junior at Savannah High School in Georgia was bullied daily by other kids in school. Bonny suffers from a hormone imbalance that has caused her to become overweight. Daily she would hear jeers from Read More