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Check Out What Service Animals Can Do
February 19, 2013
Source: Care2 Make a Difference
Meet the new breed of assistance animal. While you might think of guide dogs for blind and visually impaired people when you hear the term “assistance animal,” animals can actually be trained to perform a wide variety of tasks for their disabled partners, and the vast majority of assistance animals are dogs. (In fact, recently revised guidelines legally limit service animals to dogs and trained miniature horses.) These animals help their partners achieve independence, and come to play an important role in their lives.
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