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Mobility service animals: Meet Tonka

Large breed dogs (such as great Danes) and miniature horses are often used as mobility service animals. These animals are trained as service animals for people who have mobility-related disabilities. The person uses the animal to lean on while walking. As well, the animal can be trained to perform lots of other tasks to help […]

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Friday Fun: Amazing animal helpers

Here’s a cool video that’s been making the rounds on some of the training lists. It’s a 13 minute clip that was produced recently by an Australian television station. The clip focuses on the ways that people’s lives are being changed by animals. As the tag line says “From those paralysed by tragedy to those […]

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