Monday, August 11, 2008

News:Woman Arrested, Shackled After Pets Walk in Nearby Yard

According to the Washington Post Linda Johnson was arrested for repeatedly allowing her dogs to admits that her two miniature poodles, Ollie and Hershey, sometimes trotted into her neighbor's yard during their morning and afternoon walks. "It is possible that once or twice, the two brown and black fur balls even peed in the grass, "she said.

This article reminds us as service dog owners that it is important to train your service dog to go to the bathroom on command as well as a good "Off'" cue. While we may love our dogs people do have the right to keep them out of their yards. Service dogs especially need to be impecably houesbroken. A good handler always offers their partner a chance to eliminate before going into a public place.

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