Today I was tricked into taking a bath. Now don't get me wrong, I love water. I just like it on my own terms. I can do without the cotton swabs in my ears, make everything sound muffled and far away, the shampoos you choose to lather us up with, and people peeking in and watching me get put through this. I mean, where's the privacy?
Usually things are placed here and there and Mindy walks me through those objects. Not too hard - but today, there are not items placed around. Instead, it's a whole gym full of people eating what you call Popcorn! It smelled nothing like OUR Popcorn. This was a very yummy smell and it was EVERYWHERE I looked! Laying here, laying there, people chopping on it all over. My senses are in overload!
The ADA requires reasonable accommodation for a service dog. This is a two way street between the public establishment and the partner of a service dog. The person with a disability and their trained assistance dog are granted access IF the assistance dog's behavior meets specific requirements.
Are you thinking about getting a puppy? Or, do you currently have a puppy and are having some difficulty in training her? Social experiences, exposure to different locations and environments, noise, sights, surfaces, objects and more; all of these are very important experiences in raising a pup. At ICAN we call it The Puppy's Rule of 12.
For a dog owner, summertime brings an array of potential issues that could affect the safety and health of your pet. This article provides some of the conditions and scenarios your dog may encounter and provides guidance on how to handle them.