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Saturday Survey: Assistance Dogs at the Paralympics

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Earlier in the week, I posted about a legally blind runner who was forced to travel to the Paralympics without her guide dog. Was this fair?

Should assistance dogs have been excluded from Paralympics?

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Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Puppy Socializers

Guide Dog Helping Blind Person With Long Cane Going Down Stairs

Do you love puppies, but can’t take on the life-long responsibility of another dog right now? Why not consider fostering and socializing for an assistance dog charity?

Puppy socializers take in puppies destined to be guide dogs for the blind, hearing dogs for the deaf, or physical assistance dogs for the physically challenged. They may also be used as support dogs for those with autism or other mentally debilitating conditions like PTSD. Continue reading Puppy Socializers

Employees of the Week

Stairfaces JosephsenNormally, you would go to the Facebook page of a flooring contractor to see the projects he’s worked on (which are spectacular, by the way), but in the case of Stairfaces and Josephsen Hardwood Floors, you’d be forgiven if you just went to the page to see his employees of the week. You see, he takes pictures of the dogs who live in the homes where he works, and publishes them with a short bio of why they are the best employees he’s seen that week. Continue reading Employees of the Week