Service dogs can do amazing things. They can remind someone to take their medication. They can detect imminent seizures and help with recovery. They can open doors, fetch a phone, and act as a person’s eyes and ears. But they aren’t pets. Here are some things to consider before taking on a four-legged partner.
Home should be the place where life gets easier. When front steps, steep bathtubs or even awkward kitchen counters make normal life impossible, it’s time for a change. But don’t feel you need to adapt to your home. Instead, adapt the home to work for you and the life you want to lead. Here’s how.