Category Archives: Amber service dog in training

Introducing the Man in the Wheelchair to the New Neighborhood

Introducing the Man in the Wheelchair to the New Neighborhood My son, the service-dog-in-training and I moved last Sunday to an amazing new neighborhood. We have a sliding door with a little patio that opens up to fresh air and a world of friendly neighbor kids. It is time to meet the neighbor and with […]


Dreaming of a Boy and His Dog: Here’s the Reality

Dreaming of a Boy and His Dog: Here’s the Reality Are you dreaming of getting a roly poly puppy for your boy or girl to grow up with and ‘ live happily ever after’? Visions in our parental heads flash back to famous movie and TV dogs like Lassie; Old Yeller; Rin Tin-Tin; Bethoven. Air […]


Preparing for Public Debute: Amber Service-Dog-in-Training

Preparing for Public Debute: Amber Service-Dog-in-Training For a canine to become a service animal it does not just magically happen with a mail order vest. Training for our Amber Service-Dog-in-Training will take an estimated two full years of consistant work..This post will share a few of the pre-trip things on our To-Do-Lists to prepare to […]


Amber Service-Dog-in-Training age 9 weeks

Amber Service-Dog-in-Training age 9 weeks We have had Amber Service-Dog-in-Training in our for 2 weeks now. Amber is such a smart pooch that she is begining to read “little words like ‘if and it” ( according to Dr Suess).   OUR PUP Amber-Service-Dog-in-Training is so smart she is learning to read. April Fools! Ha! Ha! […]


3 Things Puppies and Toddlers Have in Common: Service-dog-in-training diary

3 Things Puppies and Toddlers Have in Common: Service-dog-in-training diary This post will compare the toddlers in my life and own new puppy, a future service dog. As I write I am reminding myself that puppies and toddlers have more than 3 things in common that we need to be aware of with our new […]