Palmer training with her girl

Palmer got to spend the last couple days bonding and training with her girl!

Fundraiser meetup

Farrell’s North Loop fundraiser Sarah meets service dog-in-training Palmer! Farrelslovesdogs.com

Progress!

When we first got Palmer, we struggled with getting her to focus on the handler, and it was impossible to get her to do “watch me,” especially outside. After months of training, she has gotten so much better! We worked on that outside today along with sit-stays, down-stays, and recalls.

Job Fair for Autism in Minnesota, January 2018

Minnesota job fair for people with autism! January 2018

Airplane Training

This morning while Tom and Lexi had a training/bonding session with Lexi’s girl, Julie took Palmer to the airport to participate in the “Happy Tails” service dog aircraft training event!

Escalator

We never encourage a service dog going on an escalator, but since the elevator was busted, Lexi and her girl rode the escalator...and did amazing!

The look of love

Lexi and her girl work on Sit in public...I love how they look at each other!

Training Day

Lexi’s girl is a terrific handler—so precise, so gentle, so focused! A+ work today!

Mats

When you ask one dog to get on the mat, but they all get up....  

Walker’s Sensory Free Sundays

The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, NN is now offering Sensory Friendly Sundays (free of charge) from 8:00am to 11:00am on the second Sunday of every month. Walk-ins are okay, but you're encouraged to reserve a spot if possible.  Continue reading