[Video] How Service Dogs Can Support People with Parkinson’s

[Video] How Service Dogs Can Support People with Parkinson’s

Service dogs, specifically trained to perform tasks that assist people living with physical challenges, help improve their human companion’s independence and well-being in numerous ways. Service dogs make especially valuable pets for people with Parkinson’s. They prompt people to exercise more, feel less lonely, and experience fewer instances of freezing and falling. Parkinson’s service dogs can also retrieve and carry objects, ... read more

Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-11-06By Leigh Cocanougher