The command “brace” lets Micha know when it’s time to help his owner stand up.
Micha is trained to pull objects, such as a bike or a cart.
Micha helps his owner undress pulling on the appropriate article of clothing.
Micha grabs his owner’s shoe to help her take it off.
Micha waits to cross the street to avoid leading his owner into oncoming traffic.
Playing fetch gives Micah the opportunity to practice retrieving objects while having fun.
When he is off duty, Micha enjoys playing in the creek. It’s important for him to have experience with a wide variety of activities, and he is learning to love swimming.
While many people have a basic understanding of the purpose of service dogs, few are aware of the numerous demands placed on these dogs. From towing heavy loads to helping with the laundry, service dogs can help make various tasks easier for their owners, and often greatly improve their quality of life.