|Service Dogs Save Lives!
|Ignorance of Service Dog Laws and Exemptions Common
Kyle Walpole of Boulder, CO describes his efforts to have his Service Dog recognized as
such and accepted in Rocky Mountain National Park, and details the difficulties he faced
from rangers and tourists alike as he and his dog attempted to hike to the summit of 14,255
foot high Long's Peak in an effort to raise Service Dog awareness.
|Pets Have Learned to Sit, Stay-- and 'heal'
By Anita Manning of USA Today, September 2, 2003
An article on the health benefits of animal assisted therapy and pet ownership. Talks about
The Delta Society therapy dog organizations.
|Pair of Eyes on Four Legs
By Anita Manning of USA Today, January 28, 2004
"Meet Vinnie. A typical guy's guy. Friendly. Ruggedly handsome. Crazy for ball games.
But when it comes to work, he's all business. Vinnie, a 6-year-old German shepherd, is a
Seeing Eye dog."
|Canine Design: Students Create Tools for Service Dogs
University News, University of Wisconsin Madison, March 3, 1997
Freshman Engineering students had two challenges: to create a device that would help those
with limited mobility give their service dogs some exercise, and to redesign a harness that
gives clients enhanced balance.
|The Path to Safety: A survivor of the world trade center tragedy tells his story
Guide Dog News (fall 2001)
Michael Hingson was on the 78th floor of the World Trade Center when it was attacked on
September 11th, 2001. His yellow lab guide dog, Roselle, led him down 78 floors to safety.
|Face to Face: Hy Cohen
Guide Dog News (summer 2001)
Introducing: Layla's Law
Hy Cohen was the principal writer and lobbyist for Layla's Law (ESSB 5942), the law that
makes it illegal for any person or their dog to interfere with a guide or service animal, or for
any person or their dog to injure, disable, or kill a guide or service animal.
By Ilene Caroom USBCC Newsletter Spring 1996
Article about Ilene and her partner Noah, the border collie hearing dog.
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|Service Dogs In The News
|There are many articles about Service Dogs that are published around the country. Here is a
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