'No dogs allowed, but what about my assistance dog?'

'No dogs allowed, but what about my assistance dog?'

Abby Cappleman studies computing at college in Wellington, in Shropshire. She also has Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism. And thanks to her assistance dog, Chloe, she has the confidence to lead an independent life outside her home.
"She's very tolerant of my emotional meltdowns," Abby told the BBC.
"Chloe sits with me and licks me. She is perfect for me."
Most companies only allow guide dogs on their premises, so 18-year-old Abby has been trying to raise awareness about people who rely on assistance dogs. She has set up a petition to get the government to make it a... read more

9 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 89
Source: BBC

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