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Service Dogs and Autistic Children – Pet Tip 253

Dogs help humans in so many ways. They help with companionship, with tasks that they carry out for us and sometimes they help make every day living much easier. Perhaps the best demonstration of this fact is when dogs help people with disabilities. Many of us have seen dogs helping blind people and many have heard of dogs that feel when a seizure in an epileptic person is about to occur and then protect them from injury. Dogs can also help aid autistic children and parents of autistic children in many ways as well. Recent studies suggest that the prevalence of autistic children in Canada may be 1 in 165 children or higher. Therefore, many people may well personally know of an autistic child in their extended family, or know of friends or acquaintances that have an autistic child. So how can dogs help these autistic children?

The National Service Dogs (NSD) organization in Ontario Canada, is one of the best organizations that specifically help train dogs to make the lives of autistic children better. You might be wondering how a service dog can be useful to autistic children

Kandis Stevenson
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Shi-tzu+Cocker Spaniel
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April ,16,2000
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I love my Tennis Balls! I can't live with out them!!! I also LOVE my Scooby Snacks!~ The only thing I hate is , ohh wait like nothing, i love all things. My pet peeves are old Scooby Snacks LOL ! My favorite toy is my tennis balls and rocks I have an infactuation with rocks their like my substitution for Tennis Balls . My favorite spot to sit is in my bed beside the fire , especially on cold winter nights. My most cherished moment would be when I had my first litter of pups my owner was so proud of me , my first litter I had eight , thats alot for my size, unfortunatly one did pass on , do to under development.  :( But my Second litter was only 2 pups me and my owner were quite surprised!!!! 

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