There are lots of conflicting ideas about where and how it is safest for a dog to ride in a car. Personally, I think there are several right answers, depending on the dog’s size and health, the car’s design and age, and the dog’s familiarity with and comfort with car rides. Below i will explain how TSE taught us to load and unload our dogs safely into cars.
Tag Archives: Service Dog Health
Flashback Friday: Pup andPupil Learn to Play
Kong toys were not meant to be tug toys!
Flashback Friday: Revolving Doors
It is not unreasonable to expect to be able to walk through any door.
Flashback Friday: Fancy Footwear
I can empathize with Prada’s plight, but that doesn’t mean I won’t readily inflict this safety measure on her as needed.
Peering Through the Window of Tolerance
The stigma persists, at least in part, because we believe it does.
Compartmentalization: A Skill for Adults with Disabilities Practicing Individuation
Afterseveral failed lunges to escape the shaky watercraft in rough water, Greta finally succeeded in escaping on the safest part of the trip, and immediately regretted her decision.
Flashback Friday: Dog Distraction
To explain how Seeing Eye dogs are trained to ignore their instincts, I’m going to use an example. Juno is, of course, our working dog. Fluffy will be our civilian dog. Here’s how Juno learns to ignore Fluffy:
Guest Post: An Open Letter to New Guide Dog Handlers
This week, fellow blindfluencer Rhianna McGregor and I swapped blogs again. We’re both on our second dog guides, and decided to share some hard-won wisdom from our experiences with new and prospective dog guide users. We’ve attended different schools, worked with different breeds, and learned different lessons.
Flashback Friday: Cave Canem
What to do when your service dog is attacked by another dog.what to do when you see a dog attacking a service dog team. How to reduce dog-on-service-dog-violence.
Flashback Friday: Country Work
Being blind takes longer.