Thursday, August 7, 2008

News: Next week is National Assistance Dog Week

August 10-16, 2008 is officially National Assistant Dog Week. This is a wonderful opportuntity for those in the service dog community to:
  • Educate our local communities by contacting media outlets and giving presentations
  • Fundraise to support the work of service dog organizations
  • Present a united front on what a well trained, well care for service dog can do for people with disabilities
  • Celebrate and be thankful for all that service dogs add to our lives

Ideas for Celebrating your service dog

  • Give your service dog some time off
  • Take some time just for you and your service dog. Play their favorite game, go to their favorite spot, or make their favorite treat.
  • Buy the service dog in your life a token of your affection a new toy, a bone, a new bed. Whatever your service dog like most.
  • Engage in sessions of TTouch, or grooming

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