How COPE Service Dogs is training dogs to help with mobility disabilities

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Photo from C.O.P.E. Service Dogs Facebook page.

COPE Service Dogs is a unique organization that raises and trains service dogs primarily for people with mobility disabilities. We got to speak with them this week about Daisy, Hospice Simcoe’s service dog, who they trained!

On our previous podcast, we spoke with Lynda Murtha, Manager Fund Development for Hospice Simcoe, and foster mom of Daisy! Daisy is the first facility dog to be placed in a hospice in Ontario. This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with Peggy Lee, Program Director for COPE Service Dogs, who trained Daisy.

Listen in to hear all about the training process, and how Daisy was prepared for her role.

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Thank you for your dedication

Thank you for your dedication to helping the animals.  Every animal deserves a loving home and to be treated royally.  Just imagine a day without animal cruelty.  What a wonderful day that would be!

-Joan