Getting a guide dog can transform the life of a blind or visually impaired person, and the same is true for an autistic child who gets an assistance dog.
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This week on Ireland AM, we visited a day care centre run by The Alzheimer Society to film the first-ever visit by Irish Therapy Dogs.
Assistance dogs | Pat Kenny Show
On this week's show, Pete started by mentioning the recent death of his mother, B, who passed away on January 10th after a long journey with Alzheimers.
A Guide Dog has a surprisingly short working life: a typical animal is around two years old by the time he’s trained, retiring at around ten years of age.
I’m on the hunt for stories about pets that have made a big difference to their owners’ lives – it’s a mini-series within Ireland AM on TV3 – known as “Pete’s ..
On the Marion Finucane show Pete talked about the various ways that dogs can help their owners. Here are some links that help to expand on out discussion. ,Guide DogsFor visually impaired people.
This week on Ireland AM, we covered the subject of Assistance Dogs for children with autism. Pete was joined by Uzza, a much loved working Assistance Dog.
As part of the latest “Animal A&E on the Road” series, I travelled to Cork to visit the headquarters of the Irish Guide Dogs – where I met some of the puppies that are on the way ..
When Emma won tickets to an Irish movie premiere, they were tickets with a difference.
Clicker training is a way of teaching dogs that many of you may have heard of, but what is it exactly? Anne Rogers, a dog trainer who runs her own excellent blog has given me permission to post her us ..