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It is a Privilege to Honor Our Assistance Dogs

by Edward Crane, My Assistance Dog Inc. Each year during the first full week of August, International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) is celebrated around the world. It is a time we celebrate the contributions of all assistance dogs around the world and educate everyone to their importance in our lives. This year, it will be from: Sunday, August 6th, thru …

Assistance Dogs in the Workplace: Wayne Wicklund and Snow Shadow

Hearing Dog Snow helps Wayne Wicklund with his work as a computer tech and webmaster. In the International Assistance Dog Week newsletter, we’ve been asking people to share their stories of their dogs in the workplace. Anne Wicklund wrote in from Arizona about her husband Wayne’s hearing dog, Snow, and Snow’s successor, Snow Shadow. — I have to tell you …

Assistance Dogs in the Workplace: Lisa Loftis and Diabetes Alert Dog Ija

High School teacher Lisa Loftis and her Diabetes Alert Dog, Ija, work at the Creative Education Preparatory Institute (CEPI). In the International Assistance Dog Week newsletter, we’ve been asking people to share their stories of their dogs in the workplace. Here’s the story shared with us by Lisa Loftis.—— Language Arts teacher Lisa Loftis and her Diabetes Alert Dog, Ija, …

Assistance Dogs in the Workplace: Kathy Taylor and Hearing Dog Janet

Kathy Taylor and her CCI Hearing Dog Janet travel a lot for Kathy’s job as a System Designer-Engineer with CenturyLink In the May issue of the International Assistance Dog Week newsletter, we asked people to share their stories of their dogs in the workplace. Here is a story shared by Kathy Taylor.  —————-From the moment I received my Hearing Dog …