BEFORE you read my headline, it’s really not mine but the brilliant writer of the Blog “The Girl Upstairs.” I wanted to share her brilliant thoughts to those of you who have never had nor have been around service dogs nor have helped your children understand what the do’s and don’t’s are when they are around these amazing animals.
This comes after my escapade in Sam’s (which seems to have the most amazing people (although Wal-Mart comes first) shopping in the morning) in which a gentleman walked up to me and said, “What a beautiful guard dog….” HUH!?
With that said… read on PLEASE!
Service Dogs and Boobs- A Complete Guide.
Recently Anything Pawsible a blog I follow diligently has recently released an Extensive article about Service Dog teams and the use of them in psychiatric institutions, inpatient, outpatient as well as those who work as Administration individuals.
I have to say that if anyone has, or even is considering a service dog this is REQUIRED READING and I give Kudos’ to the writers and staff of the Anything Pawsible blog and it’s an extensive amount of information for those who work as, and train Service Dogs.
Here is this article, and I suggest you read it several times and keep it handy just in case your family ever needs to work with you and your K9 in your hospitalization etc.
Inpatient psychiatric hospitalizations can be frightening and stressful. For Service Dog teams, inpatient admissions are often more of a struggle. The complications of having dogs on a locked unit focused solely on safety and security are innumerable. However, they’re far from insurmountable! Admission with your Service Dog for inpatient psychiatric treatment can be made easier. It just takes a little planning, organization, and forethought. Read More…