We all know that our pets are especially tuned into our needs, sometimes even our thoughts and emotions. They respond to difficulties we have, whether physical or mental. And they are a source of comfort and encouragement when we experience sadness or trials. But a select number of animals are more than just pets; they’re service animals, trained to respond to the needs of their human companions and assist them in their day-to-day functioning. In this post, we’ll talk about what it takes to become a service animal and the great things that they do for their humans.
At Boulder’s Natural Animal we are impressed every day by the bonds that our animal patients and their human guardians form. To us, it’s undeniable that there’s a good reason why dogs are called ‘man’s best friend’. The bonds that dogs share with their owners, and even sometimes with perfect strangers, are inspiring in their depth. Our Furry Focus contains a lot of stories about some of the awesome dogs that we are lucky enough to call patients here at BNA, but in today’s blog post we thought we’d widen our view a bit and tell some stories about amazing dogs and the heroic things they’ve done for their human companions or in the line of service. Kick back and relax for this heart-warming issue of the Critter Courier!