Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Service with a Bark

Amanda sent off an application for a service dog to St. Francis Service Dogs today.

The application process can take up to six months, so it seemed best to submit the paperwork sooner rather than later.

I'll need help - well, more help - in the future, and some folks at Johns Hopkins suggested looking in to service dogs.

While I don't need any major assistance right now, I don't find it hard to believe that the time will come when I do. Hopefully me and my canine helper will be fully trained when the time comes.

Fingers crossed while we wait to hear from the folks at St. Francis Service Dogs.


  1. And how does Gemma feel about this prospect?
    Will she get to vet the list of prospects?

  2. i'm sure gemma will welcome the company and be jealous all at the same time!

  3. Wow, a service dog. I didn't know they did that for other than blindness. Praying it does go through as well. Can they train them to do dishes and laundry and can I borrow him? Oh, dont' mind me,just inserting a little humor instead of saying what I really think and that is I'm just amazed at how you are able to post what I would call "the later realities" with such a positive attitude. Of course, I'm praying that when you get a service dog, he or she will grow old and gray right along with you!