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Service Dogs

Jaquoya Wix

Eng. 091- English Review

Baker College of Allen park

November 12, 2012

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UIN # 106-48496
Service Dogs
Service dogs have been a part of our lives for many years and are a great asset to disabled people. These loving, devoted animals make wonderful pets but are also intelligent and capable of learning many skills through proper training. They are involved in many different aspects of our lives, from simple companionship to people who truly depend on their dog to assist them with their daily lives; it is in their nature to feel and want to help people. Service dogs have good instincts they sense when something is wrong and recognize when danger is around them, they also listen very well to their owners and understand them. The American humane association recognized that service dogs are ordinary dogs that do extraordinary things whether it’s saving lives, lending sight or hearing to a human or simply the tail wagging welcome a pet owner relishes at the end of a hard day. “The service dogs brings important attention to the dogs which make such a difference in the lives of people living with diabetes, stoke, traumatic brain injuries and many other challenges,” according to Darryl Rawlings, CEO at Trupanion. “There is a special bond between service dogs and their owners because they serve such an important purpose, providing alert when their owners have a seizure, pulling wheelchairs up steep inclines when needed, retrieving their owner’s cell phones and medication. Service dogs are very unbelievable dogs that help humans when they need them the most. (BUSINESS INSIGHTS: ESSENTIAL, 2012) Service Dogs are very smart dogs according to Author Darlene Sullivan of PN-Paraplegia News describes how a service dog is intelligent. Smokey is a service dog that came into his owner George’s life. George talks about how well Smokey understands him. Smokey the service dog is one bright animal he knows when George needs...
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