Jerry & My Service Dog Wendy

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by jerry, Jun 6, 2008.

  1. jerry New Member

    Hi everyone,

    This will be mostly about my service dog, Wendy. She is an English Lab and is 3 1/2 months old. She already sits on command, lays down on command and is "potty" trained. She wears her vest everywhere we go. She does several things on her own when she is wearing her vest. I am usually in a wheelchair and my wife is the delegated trainer. If Peggy should stop, Wendy sits down. If she pauses for several seconds she will lay down with her foot on Peggy's and her chin on the top of her foot to let her know where she is. When she is at home she is all puppy.


  2. yoyopoodle Well-Known Member

    Hi Jerry and Wendy - welcome to the DTA!

    I am a service dog trainer and I congratulate you and your wife for taking on the task of training your own dog. As I'm sure you are experiencing, it is wonderful :) There are a few people here that have experience with service and therapy dogs, so feel free to ask questions about various tasks.

    Jillian, Founder
    American Poodles At Work
  3. blisandt New Member

    Hi J and W - welcome aboard!

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