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Old 12-04-2013, 09:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
ken k
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you should limit your visits to an hour, if your dog shows any signs of stress, then take him out of there, ears forward, tail out, get him out of there, never mind the treats, if you have to brib your dog with treats, then you shouldnt be doing therapy work with him, also when you go up to a wheel chair have the dog sit at the side for petting, never in front, if the person reaches out front to pet, could fall out of the chair, also watch out for pills on the floor, keep an eye on your dog at all times, being a Therapy dog team is very rewarding, your first responsibility is to your dog, let us know how it goes, forgot to mention, you should be calm, if you start getting stressed so will the dog
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