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My service dog “tug” ropes!

My service dog “tug” ropes!

I thought that it might be a good idea to let you know about the tugs I use to open doors and how they differ. I have various tugs that accommodate all of the different situations my mom and I encounter. In some ways the tugs are similar but each has its own unique...
The service dog task I do the most!

The service dog task I do the most!

A very important job that I do for my mom is picking up anything that she drops. And she drops a lot of things! Some of the more common items that she drops are paper clips, her pen or pencil, a credit card, silverware, coins, and even paper.  As I’ve told you before...
Quiet days at home!

Quiet days at home!

Sometimes we just have quiet days at home! Days where we rest and relax together. Usually, we are on the go almost every day doing errands or going to appointments or maybe even meeting friends for lunch. But every once in awhile we are grateful for a quiet do-nothing...
Leaving home!

Leaving home!

I’m going to tell you about leaving home. Oh no! That kind of sounds like I’m going to run away from home, doesn’t it? Well, I’m not. I would never leave my mom!  I’m not talking about leaving in the way of running away. But instead, what I do to help my mom with our...
A service dog’s job is more than just tricks!

A service dog’s job is more than just tricks!

The tasks I do to help my mom are well-trained behaviors or in some ways just specialized tricks. Have you ever thought about these tasks that a service dog does to help their disabled partner? Many of them look like fancy tricks that a variety of dogs — maybe...